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ILB rescue

Inshore lifeboat launched for possible children cut off by tide . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was requested to launch at 5.15pm on Monday 13th August after a member of the public approached an RNLI Beach Lifeguard, believing that several children were cut off in the cave below St Catherine’s Island.

The lifeboat was soon on scene and joined the lifeguards and Tenby Coastguard Rescue Team in searching the Island. A short time later, the first informant approached the Lifeguards again to confirm all the children were now safe and well on the beach and not cut off by the tide.

All units stood down and returned to station.

Inshore lifeboat launched after sighting of possible kayak in trouble . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was requested to launch just before 9pm on Sunday 12th August following a report of a kayak possibly in difficulty off 2nd Bay, Tenby.

Whilst performing a search between 1st Point and Waterwynch, the volunteer crew discovered a large log floating in the water which they towed into the harbour in case it became a danger to vessels.

With nothing found and nobody reported missing, the lifeboat was stood down and returned to station.

Georgina Taylor launched after report of person stuck on St Catherine’s Island . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched shortly after 8pm on Thursday 2nd August following a report that somebody was stuck on St Catherine’s Island.
The volunteer crew were quickly on scene and after a brief search, located the casualty.

He was taken aboard the lifeboat and returned to Tenby Harbour, where he was met by Dyfed Powys Police. Tenby Coastguard Rescue Team were also in attendance.

The lifeboat then returned to station.

Inshore lifeboat launched after person spotted entering water fully clothed . . . .

Shortly before 11pm on Tuesday 31st July, Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched for a second time in the day, this time after a report from a member of the public that a person had entered the water near Goscar Rock fully clothed but had not been seen to return.

The lifeboat was soon on the water, with the volunteer crew searching between Tenby Harbour and 1st Point, whilst Police and Coastguard teams searched from the shore.

After a thorough search, and with nothing found and nobody reported missing, the lifeboat was stood down and returned to station at 12.30am.

Georgina Taylor launched after child goes missing at South Beach . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched at 12:45pm on Tuesday 31st July after a report that a child had gone missing on South Beach, Tenby.

As the volunteer crew were searching between Castle Beach and Giltar, whilst RNLI lifeguards and Coastguard searched the beach, news came through that the child had been found safe and well.

All units were stood down and returned to station.

Inshore lifeboat launched after person gets stuck on cliff . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was requested to launch at 11.55am on Friday 27th July after the Coastguard received a call from a walker, stating that he was stuck on rocks between Pidgeon’s Cave and Piss rock.

Within minutes, the lifeboat was underneath the casualty, who was about 10ft above the water’s edge, and with a little coaxing from the volunteer crew, he was soon in the boat and on his way back to Tenby harbour, where he was put safely ashore on the Mayor’s slip.

The lifeboat was then re-housed.

 

Georgina Taylor tasked after person gets cut off by tide at Giltar . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was requested to launch shortly after 5.30pm on Thursday 26th July following a report to Milford Haven Coastguard that a person was cut off by the tide at Giltar.

As the crew were preparing to launch, news came through that the RNLI Beach Lifeguards had resolved the situation and no assistance was required.

The crew stood down.

Tenby’s inshore lifeboat rescues struggling swimmer . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was requested to launch at 8pm on Thursday 19th July, following a report to the Coastguard that a male had walked fully clothed into the sea and was now struggling to swim.

The lifeboat was quickly on scene and located the casualty some way offshore.

He was taken aboard and checked over and it was decided that due to being cold and having ingested an unknown quantity of water, it was best to request an ambulance. On arrival back at the harbour, they were met by Tenby Coastguard Rescue team who had also been paged to the incident.
Once the ambulance arrived, the casualty was handed over into their care and the volunteer crew returned to station.