Georgina Taylor assists people cut off by the tide.

Lifeboats News Release

Tenby's inshore lifeboat was launched for the second time in a few hours at 2.50pm on Friday 4th June, following a report of people cut off by the tide on Paragon Beach, Tenby.

The lifeboat quickly made the short trip around to Paragon Beach and found the casualties cut off and unable to get to safety.

They were taken aboard and brought back around to Tenby Harbour.

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