RNLI Moelfre help adult and child plus dog on a paddleboard in offshore wind
At 5:09 pm (11/07/2022) the volunteers at Moelfre lifeboat station received a tasking request after H.M, Coastguard had received numerous 999 calls from concerned members of the public that an adult plus child together with a dog on a paddleboard was struggling to make their way back to shore
Once on scene, the ILB crew quickly located the casualties and brought them onboard the lifeboat where they were assessed and found to be safe and well. The lifeboat then safely returned them ashore at Benllech to the awaiting Moelfre Coastguard team.
The casualties reported that they were both OK and declined any further assistance from the Coastguard team who then provided them with safety advice to ensure they remain safe the next time, they venture out on their paddleboard.
The ILB 'Enfys 2' was back on the slip at 5:51 pm to be made ready for her next service call.
Andy Hoyle, Moelfre RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager said
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