Beaumaris Lifeboat assists boat with detached engine near Caernarfon.
At 11.41 am on Friday 25 June 2021 the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat received a request from U.K. Coastguard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre at Holyhead regarding a report that a yacht had lost her outboard motor near Aber Menai.
The Beaumaris Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington with her volunteer crew launched at 11.55 am and proceeded to the casualty vessel.
Once on scene and having ensured that all was well with the two aboard the craft the lifeboat arranged to tow the casualty vessel to Victoria dock, Caernarfon.
Once this task was competed the lifeboat was released from the service by the U.K. Coastguard to return to her station at Beaumaris. She arrived at 2.00 pm she was refuelled and cleaned under the current Covid 19 instructions. When this had been completed the crew could leave the station.
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.