Paddle boarder assisted by Beaumaris Lifeboat volunteers.

Lifeboats News Release

At 6.36 pm on Monday 11 July 2022 the volunteer crew members of the Beaumaris lifeboat received a page from U.K. Coastguard Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre at Holyhead relating to a report of two paddle boarders in difficulties near Bangor pier.

Beaumaris Lifeboat "Annette Mary Liddington"

RNLI/P Blackwell

Beaumaris Lifeboat "Annette Mary Liddington"

The Beaumaris Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat Annette Mary Liddington with her volunteer crew launched at 6.36 pm and proceeded towards the advised search area.

Whilst on route a paddle boarder with a bag was located in the water near Port Penrhyn and it was confirmed that only paddle boarder was involved and this was that person..

He had lost a paddle and unable to re-board the paddle board due to the low water depth in the area ,the casualty was taken aboard the lifeboat then he and his paddle board was taken to Port Penrhyn ,at which location the Mobile Coastguard Rescue Team form Bangor was in attendance to assist the casualty once he was ashore,

Once the casualty had been left in the care of the Coastguard team, the lifeboat was released from this service by the U.K. Coastguard to return to her station at Beaumaris arriving a 7.20 pm to be refuelled and cleaned under the still current RNLI Covid 19 instructions.

Once this had been completed at 8.00 pm the crew left the station.

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