Llandudno lifeboat launches to assist kayaker who capsized in Great Orme cove.

Lifeboats News Release

Holyhead Coastguard alerted the Llandudno Lifeboat at 1.08 pm on Sunday 13th June requesting them to launch and proceed to the area between the Pier and Pigeon’s Cove on the Great Orme for a kayaker reported to need assistance.

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Llandudno ILB 13th June 2021

Llandudno’s RNLI inshore lifeboat Dr Barbara Saunderson made way as quickly as possible to the location and established with the casualty that he was able to re float his kayak and re-join his friends who had been monitoring his situation offshore. The lifeboat then returned to the Llandudno Lifeboat Station to prepare for future launches.

A lifeboat spokesperson explained, ‘this turned out to be a relatively straight forward service, we were happy to find the kayaker was ready to continue with his activity and re-join the group he was with. They were all well prepared and had dealt with the situation as sensibly as they could. We were also grateful to a local vessel who had remained on location to monitor until the lifeboat arrived.’

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 Eleri_Roberts@rnli.org.uk.

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Llandudno ILB arrives to assist kayaker 13th June 2021

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