All-weather lifeboat rescues for 2019

ID517
TitleHaydn Miller in search for missing windsurfer . . . .
Date2019-09-20
Time16:00:00
WindE 26 knots
WeatherSunny
ConditionsChoppy
Casualty typePossible missing windsurfer
PositionBetween Giltar and St Margaret's Island
DetailsTenby's RNLI all-weather lifeboat was requested to launch shortly before 4pm on Friday 20th September, following a report from a member of the public at Lydstep of a windsurfer that had disappeared from sight between Giltar and St Margaret's Island.

The lifeboat was quickly on scene and began a cross tide search in a westerly direction towards Lydstep.

Upon reaching Lydstep, the lifbeoat then performed a shorline search towards Giltar, but as they volunteer crew were approaching Giltar, a further report confirmed that the windsurfer was now safely on Tenby's South Beach.

The lifbeoat returned to station, arriving at 4.30pm.
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