New Quay RNLI tasked to dog stuck on cliffs and to broken down boat

Lifeboats News Release

Last week, Tuesday 27 August, New Quay RNLI’s inshore D-class lifeboat, Audrey LJ was tasked by Milford Haven Coastguard to assist the Coastguard with a dog stuck on the cliffs near New Quay.

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New Quay RNLI's inshore D-class lifeboat launching to assist the Coastguard team on the cliffs

The volunteer crew launched the inshore lifeboat at 1.50pm with four crew members on board and made their way south down the coast.

Brett Stones, New Quay RNLI’s helm said, “We located the dog on the cliffs by Castell Bach, near Cwmtydu. We stood by while the Coastguard team caught the animal. The dog was unharmed and safe with the Coastguard so we were stood down.

“However, while returning to station we were then tasked to a small vessel with engine failure. We towed the stricken boat with three people on board back to New Quay. We rehoused the inshore lifeboat and it was ready for service by 2.40pm.”

Notes to editors

For more information contact Kate Williams, New Quay Lifeboat Press Officer at kate_williams@rnli.org.uk or 07786 550054. Alternatively contact Eleri Roberts, RNLI Media Officer on 01745 585162 / 07771 941390.


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New Quay RNLI's inshore lifeboat launching from New Quay harbour

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Lifeboat heading down the coast to Castell Bach near Cwmtydu

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