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ILB rescue

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.

Georgina Taylor launched after dog goes over cliff at Giltar . . . .

At 5.40pm on Wednesday 18th July, Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was requested to launch after a report from some frantic owners of a dog that had fallen over the cliff at Giltar. They also stated they were going to attempt to rescue it.

The volunteer crew were on scene within minutes and after a brief search, found the dog on rocks at the base of the cliff. A member of crew was put ashore and managed to get to the dog. It was soaking wet, but otherwise, seemed fine considering it had just fallen off a cliff.

With the dog now safely secured and a clear path visible back up the cliff, it was decided to carry the dog back up.

Once at the top of the cliff, the crew member handed over the dog to the waiting owners of the family before heading back down to the lifeboat and returning to station. Tenby Coastguard Rescue Team were also in attendance to give safety advice.

2nd shout to St Catherine’s Island in 24 hrs . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was tasked to an incident at St Catherine’s Island for the second time in 24 hrs, this time after a report that several teenagers were jumping off the highest point of the island.

The lifeboat was quickly on scene and after a brief search, located five teenagers that confirmed they had been jumping off. Due to the strong current between the island and the beach caused by the spring tide, the teenagers were taken aboard the lifeboat and brought to Castle Beach where they were met by Tenby Coastguard units.

The lifeboat then returned to station.