Fishguard all-weather RNLI lifeboat launched to broken down vessel

Lifeboats News Release

Fishguard's all-weather lifeboat was launched at 2.30pm on 1 October at the request of HM Coastguard.


Fishguard Trent class14-03'Blue Peter VII', travelling left to right with spray.

The 16' vessel with an outboard engine, which had broken down just north of the northern breakwater was drifting eastwards in a moderate to fresh south-westerly wind with clear skies and good visibility.

The all-weather lifeboat and its volunteer crew arrived quickly on scene. The stricken vessel and its two occupants on board were towed into the nearest port of Goodwick.

The all-weather lifeboat returned to station and was ready for service at 3.15pm.

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