Rescue Info

	 	
  • Launch date: Thu 26 Jun 14
  • Time Launched: 13:00
  • Crew: Robert C
    Sam Wallis
  • Cause of Service: Machinery failure
  • Sea State: Smooth
  • Wind Force: 2
  • Wind Direction: Southeast
  • Casualty Type: Power Pleasure Craft
  • Visibility: GOOD
  • Return Date: Thu 26 Jun
  • Time returned: 13:31
  • Lifeboat: Arancia 78

Launched to an inflatable being carried out to sea by the wind

Aberystwyth Arancia IRB (Inshore Rescue Boat) was launched to an inflatable being carried out to sea by the wind.

On arrival the inflatable was discovered to have a defective engine and two people on board. The two persons were bought across onto the IRB and the inflatable was towed back to the harbour to be met by the Coastguard.