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LIFEBOAT ATTENDS BROKEN DOWN FISHING VESSEL   Sun 30 August 2015    Read full article..

On Sunday the 30 August at 7.30pm the RNLI Lifeboat from Aberystwyth was asked to go and assist a local lobster fishing boat who had suffered engine failure four miles South of Aberystwyth.

The crew of the RNLI Atlantic 85 class lifeboat 'Spirit of Friendship' was informed that a 10m lobster fishing boat had suffered an unknown engine failure near to Monks Cave south of Aberystwyth. The casualty had dropped their anchor and were safe with 2 people on board.

The lifeboat with crew Dai Lloyd, Robert Clarke, Ian Brandreth and Alex Harris soon located the vessel and took it under towed, returning back to its berth in Aberystwyth marina over an hour after launching.

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LAUNCHED TO PEOPLE CUT OFF BY THE TIDE   Wed 29 July 2015    Read full article..

Aberystwyth Lifeboat along with Borth Inshore Lifeboat (ILB), Aberystwyth, Borth Coastguard Search and Rescue teams was tasked to three people cut off by the tide north of Clarach.

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EARLY MORNING LAUNCH FOR A MISSING PERSON   Thu 23 July 2015    Read full article..

Crew were paged at 05:04 on Thursday morning to assist the Police and Coastguard with a search for a missing person.

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LAUNCHED TO A GROUNDED AND DAMAGED YACHT    Wed 15 July 2015    Read full article..

The crew were paged at 16:30 on the Wednesday to reports that a yacht had run aground near the harbour entrance and was possibly drifting towards rocks.

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LAUNCHED TO REPORTS OF PERSON IN THE WATER   Sun 7 June 2015    Read full article..

Aberystwyth Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) was launched to reports that there was a person in the water in distress off Aberystwyth North Beach.

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LAUNCHED TO ASSIST POLICE WITH SEARCH FOR MISSING PERSON    Sat 30 May 2015    Read full article..

Both Aberystwyth Lifeboat and IRB was launched after a request from police to assist with a search for a missing person.

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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