Rescue Info

  • Launch date: Thu 05 Jun 14
  • Time Launched: 18:25
  • Crew: Ian Richards
    Nick Thompson
  • Cause of Service: Capsize
  • Sea State: Slight
  • Wind Force: 3
  • Wind Direction: West
  • Casualty Type: Manual Pleasure Craft
  • Visibility: GOOD
  • Return Date: Thu 05 Jun
  • Time returned: 19:00
  • Lifeboat: Arancia 78

Aberystwyth Arancia IRB was self-launched to a canoeist in difficulty

Aberystwyth Arancia IRB (Inshore Rescue Boat) was self-launched to a 21 year old canoeist in difficulty, the canoe had capsized.

The canoe and canoeist were recovered to shore and safety advice was provided.