Haydn Miller launched after two paddleboards get blown offshore.

Lifeboats News Release

Tenby’s all-weather lifeboat launched at 1.05pm on Sunday 3rd October, after the Coastguard received a call stating that two paddleboarders were being blown out to sea off Coppet Hall beach.

Having made the short trip to Coppet Hall, the volunteer crew soon spotted the two paddleboarders several hundred metres offshore.

They were taken aboard the lifeboat, where they were checked over to make sure they didn’t need medical assistance, before being dropped back to Coppet Hall beach, where members of Tenby Coastguard Rescue Team were waiting for them.

The lifeboat then returned to 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 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and 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.

Learn more about the RNLI

For more information please visit the RNLI website or Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. News releases, videos and photos are available on the News Centre.

Contacting the RNLI - public enquiries

Members of the public may contact the RNLI on 0300 300 9990 (UK) or 1800 991802 (Ireland) or by email.