Pwllheli RNLI inshore lifeboat assists vessel with engine failure

Lifeguards News Release

Pwllheli RNLI's inshore D class lifeboat launched to assist speedboat with engine failure

RNLI Pwllheli D-class lifeboat with four volunteer crew in kit moving along the surface of the sea

RNLI/Martin Fish

RNLI Pwllheli D-class lifeboat (stock photo)

Pwllheli RNLI's volunteer crew launched the inshore lifeboat at 4.45pm on Wednesday 10 August. The weather was sunny with excellent visibility, a light north westerly breeze and a calm sea.

The lifeboat arrived at the scene at 5.05pm and the helm assessed the situation. It was decided the best course of action was to tow the vessel to a safe berth. A tow line was established and the vessel was towed to Pwllheli Marina where it was recovered.

The lifeboat then returned to the station at 7.05pm where it was made ready for service.

Notes to editor

Attached are photos of:

1. Pwllheli D-Class Lifeboat (stock photo) Credit: Martin Fish

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