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St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat tasked to 3 kayakers in difficulties

Lifeboats News Release

On Tuesday August 28 at 4.40pm St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat with its volunteer crew, launched on service following reports of 3 kayakers in difficulties.

St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

Lyndon Lomax

St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

They were in a position near Pointz Castle and 1 of the kayaks was holed and was taking in water.

As the lifeboat was approaching the area a message was received, that all 3 kayaks were making it safely ashore at Newgale beach assisted by RNLI lifeguards.

With this information the lifeboat was stood down to return to station, arriving back at 5.50pm.

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Media Contacts
For more information please contact Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791121039 -- 01437721532 or by email: jimphillipsrnli@hotmail.co.uk or alternatively contact Danielle Rush Regional Media Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 - 01745585162 or by email: danielle_rush@rnli.org.uk


St Davids RNLI ILB

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St Davids RNLI inshore lifeboat

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