A dolphin which had become stranded on sandbanks in the River Dee has been released into deeper water. Flint RNLI lifeboat launched at around 11.30am this morning and proceeded to Airbus UK’s loading facility, just downstream from Saltney Ferry. The dolphin was in difficulty and required help to reach deeper waters. With a representative from […]
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Rhyl Lifeboat was launched to a dive boat 11 miles north of the boathouse, after a diver coming up was stung on the face by a jellyfish. A helicopter was not available, and so it was agreed that the dive boat would motor towards Rhyl to meet the lifeboat. This was accomplished about 6 miles […]
Rhyl Inshore Lifeboat was being washed down and refuelled after an early morning service to a man stuck in mud at Rhyl Harbour, when Holyhead coastguard received a 999 call from a lady on the beach at Splash Point Rhyl, saying there was another lady face down in the water some 20 metres out. The […]
Rhyl Lifeboat launched for a medical evacuation from an accommodation vessel for the windfarms, 5 miles off Rhyl. A helicopter from RAF valley was in the area and was also tasked. Both units arrived on scene at the same time, so the lifeboat stood off until the winchman was lowered from the helicopter on to […]
Timelapse Video from Saturday 13th July 2013. Rhyl’s Inshore Lifeboat Attended 7 Incidents, from missing children to broken down boats.
Rhyl Lifeboat launched on Sunday 14th July to tow a broken down leisure fishing boat back to Rhyl after its engine had stopped. The tow was undertaken until the lifeboat reached Rhyl harbour, where it could not pass under the new pedestrian bridge. The ILB was launched and took up the tow to get the […]
Prestatyn beach lifeguards informed Holyhead Coastguard that there were 2 people in an inflatable, about 400 metres out from the beach. This is in the busy shipping channel to the Port of Mostyn, a busy waterway used frequently by windfarm support vessels and jack-up rigs. The Rhyl RNLI inshore lifeboat was paged and was on […]
Rhyl Lifeboat was launched on service to a cabin cruiser broken down approximately 1 mile North of Kinmel Bay. Once on scene the lifeboat passed a tow a brought the boat into Rhyl Harbour where Rhyl Coast Coastguard assisted with mooring the vessel on the pontoon.
On the 30th of April, Rhyl’s All-Weather Lifeboat along other agencies including RAF Sea King 122 & the Windfarm’s Emergency Response Team, took part in 3 exercises at the Gwynt Y Mor Windfarm off the coast of Rhyl. Rhyl Lifeboat was first tasked along with Sea King 122 to search for a “man-overboard” from a […]