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Tenby inshore lifeboat launched after windsurfer reported to be in difficulty

Lifeboats News Release

Tenby’s inshore lifeboat was launched at around 4pm on Tuesday 6th July, following a report that a windsurfer looked to be in difficulty off Tenby's South beach.

As the volunteer crew were arriving on scene, the RNLI lifeguards confirmed that the windsurfer had managed to get ashore and was now safe and well.

The lifeboat stood down and returned to station.

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