Seahouses lifeboat called to assist male and female with paddle boards and dogs

Lifeboats News Release

At 2:29pm on Thursday 05 August 2021, UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses inshore lifeboat, to assist a male and female with two dogs and paddle boards unable to get ashore, and cut off by the tide at Budle Bay, near Bamburgh.

Seahouses ILB RNLB Grace Darling on service

RNLI/Ian Clayton

Seahouses ILB RNLB Grace Darling on service
The inshore lifeboat was launched and made best speed to Budle Bay.

A further report was received by the Coastguard that the two had reached the shore unaided, but the inshore lifeboat was requested to continue, to confirm that the two were safe and did not require medical assistance. Local shore based Coastguard units were still travelling to the scene.

The inshore lifeboat located the casualties, who were well and did not require any medical assistance. They were taken aboard the lifeboat, and transported further into the bay, where they were handed into the care of the waiting Coastguard Rescue Team.

The lifeboat was then released and returned to station.

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Seahouses ILB RNLB Grace Darling on service

RNLI/Ian Clayton

Seahouses ILB RNLB Grace Darling on service

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