Largs Volunteer crew save two persons
Monday evening 31/05/2021 Largs lifeboat volunteers respond to two person s on the rocks s
As the lifeboat arrived on scene the crew found the two attempting to recover a sit on hired Kayak which had filled with water.
A lifeboat crew member went ashore to assist in the recovery.
Having assessed the condition of the casualties the crew found them to be well, uninjured but cold.
The two were taken on board the lifeboat and landed safely into the hands of the local Coast Guard Rescue Team on Millport beach.
The Lifeboat Returned to station at 8.30 pm. to be made ready for her next service.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.