Haydn Miller launched after report of kayaker in difficulty

Lifeboats News Release

Tenby’s all-weather lifeboat was launched shortly before 6pm on Thursday 22nd July, following a report of a kayaker in difficulty off St Govans.

RNLI/Ben James

The volunteer crew made best speed to St Govans and as the were arriving, noticed three kayaks off Broadhaven. After speaking with the kayakers, they confirmed that they had come from the St Govans area but were not in difficulty.

After checking that there was nobody else in danger in the area, the lifeboat returned to station, arriving at 7.15pm.

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