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Rescues

Haydn Miller launched to assist Police in search . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI all-weather lifeboat was requested to launch at 5pm on Tuesday 14th August to assist Dyfed Powys Police and the Coastguard in the search for a vulnerable person in the St Govans area.

The lifeboat made best speed to the area and the volunteer crew began a search of the coastline, whilst Tenby and St Govans Coastguard Teams and the Police searched the coastline and inland.

Fortunately, while the search was ongoing, the Police confirmed that the person had been found safe and well.

All units were stood down and returned to station.

Georgina Taylor launches for 3rd time in day . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched for a third time in the day at 9.15pm on Monday 13th August, this time after a report that two paddle boards were in difficulty off Paragon Beach.

The lifeboat was quickly on scene and found that a local fishing vessel had gone to the aid of the four casualties on the two paddle boards. They had gone off the Paragon Beach and got taken out by the tide.

The fishing vessel had helped the boarders into the beach where they were met by Tenby Coastguard Rescue Team.

The lifeboat returned to station.

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.

Lifeboat tasked after boat breaks down on Carmarthen Bar . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI all-weather lifeboat was requested to launch at 6pm on Saturday 11th August, following a report from a vessel that had broken down in a large swell somewhere on Carmarthen Bar.

As the volunteer crew were preparing to launch the boat, the coastguard received confirmation that the vessel was infact not on the bar, but was a lot further up the estuary than previously thought and that Ferryside IRB was now alongside.

The crew were stood down and returned home.

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.

Haydn Miller launched after persons reported in difficulty in the water at Broad Haven . . . .

Tenby’s RNLI all-weather lifeboat was launched shortly after 3.30pm on Thursday 2nd August following a report that two people were in difficulty in the sea off Broad Haven.

As the volunteer crew made best speed to the area along with Coastguard teams and Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 187, news came through that both persons had managed to get ashore themselves and were now safe and well on the beach.

The lifeboat was stood down and 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.