Llandudno Shannon Lifeboat launches to stranded yacht off Conwy

Lifeboats News Release

Late Saturday evening at 7.04 pm Llandudno’s volunteer lifeboat crew, were tasked to launch by Holyhead Coastguard. They were required to go to the assistance of a 37ft sailing vessel which had suffered mechanical failure and was anchored approx. one-mile North of Conwy Morfa.


Llandudno Shannon preparing to launch on the 21st August 2021

Arriving on the scene the Llandudno Lifeboat William F Yates was able to establish that the five persons on board were all fit and well. The Coxswain assessed the situation prior to undertaking a tow, and made the decision that a tow was necessary and the safest way to assist the casualties. After securing a towline the Llandudno Lifeboat proceeded up-channel into the River Conwy to place the yacht on a safe mooring at Conwy Marina.

For more information, please contact Jonathan Coe, Llandudno Lifeboat Press Officer on 07910 861193. Alternatively contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Media Officer on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390 or email [email protected]


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