Beaumaris Lifeboat launched to report of an unmanned Jet Ski near Llanfairfechan

Lifeboats News Release

At 8.59 pm on Wednesday 4 August 2021 the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat received a page from U.K. Coastguard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre at Holyhead relating to a report of a possible unmanned Jet Ski doing circles just off Llanfairfechan.

An evening recovery of |Beaumaris Lifeboat

RNLI/Paul Blackwell

An evening recovery of |Beaumaris Lifeboat

The Bangor Mobile Coastguard Rescue Teams was also tasked to the incident,

Upon arrival in the area the lifeboat commenced a search in which a small white boat was noted being recovered from the water and after the Bangor Mobile Coastguard Team members had spoken with them. it was decided that this was the craft seen by the caller to the Holyhead Coastguard centre.

This was a false alarm but with good intent as a result the Coastguard Centre at Holyhead stood down the lifeboat and instructed her to return to station.

The lifeboat arrived back at Beaumaris at 9.59 pm to be refuelled and cleaned under the current Covid 19 instructions. Once this had been completed the crew left the station.

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