St Davids RNLI lifeboat launches to the aid of a yacht
On Sunday June 17 at 2.30pm St Davids RNLI all-weather lifeboat Norah Wortley, launched on service to the aid of a 13m yacht which had suffered engine failure.
The yacht with 2 persons on board was on passage from Aberdovey to Portugal, and was in position 11 nautical miles north west from the station.
Once the lifeboat arrived was on scene the crew secured a tow line to the casualty vessel and commenced to take it under tow to Fishguard harbour.
After the towing operation which took several hours, they arrived at Fishguard and secured the yacht to the RNLI’s emergency mooring.
With this tasking complete the lifeboat returned to station, arriving at St Justinian at 9.50pm.
For more information please contact Jim Phillips St Davids RNLI Lifeboat Press Officer on 07791121039 -- 01437721532 or by email: email@example.com or alternatively contact Danielle Rush Regional Media Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 - 01745585162 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org