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DIVERTED FROM EXERCISE TO ASSIST POLICE WITH A 3 HOUR SEARCH FOR AN MISSING PERSON    Sun 5 April 2015    Read full article..

Aberystwyth Lifeboat and the Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) were diverted from a planned 'Easter Egg' navigation exercise to assist Police with a search for a missing person.

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ARANCIA LAUNCHED FOR SUSPECTED SURFER IN DIFFICULTLY    Fri 20 March 2015    Read full article..

Aberystwyth's Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB), the Arancia class was launched to reports that a surfer was in difficultly and was struggling against the tide.

 

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ARANCIA LAUNCHED TO ASSIST POLICE WITH SEARCH    Tue 3 February 2015    Read full article..

Aberystwyth's Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB), an Arancia class was launched to assist Police with a search on the Ystwyth river. 

 

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SEARCH FOR MISSING MAN   Thu 15 January 2015    Read full article..

Both Aberystwyth RNLI lifeboats joined the search for missing local man Richard John Middleton on 15 January 2015
The smaller RNLI Arancia rescue craft was launched first to search the harbour and lower river Rheidol. The stations Atlantic 85 Spirit of Friendship was launched soon after to assist in very wet and windy conditions.

A rescue helicopter from RAF valley searched along the river whilst the Fire Brigade, Coastguard and Police all searched the river further upstream. After searching for approximately an hour both lifeboats were stood down and returned to station.
Dyfed-Powys police later released a statement that a body had been discovered during the search and family had been informed. The crew and stations thoughts are with the family at this difficult time.

Busy 2014 for RNLI Aberystwyth

2014 was a busy year for the RNLI crew at Aberystwyth who were called upon 41 times to launch the stations lifeboats, rescuing 17 people and saving one life.

 The year started early on New Years day with the crew being paged at 7:30am to a person in the sea in rough conditions. The casualty was able to get out of the water before the stations Atlantic 85 lifeboat 'Spirit of Friendship' was launched.

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Boat On Station

Boats on station

Atlantic 85  B-822 'Spirit of friendship'

Arancia A-78

 

Tractor on Station

TW28H Talus MB4H Hydrostatic