RNLI - Barmouth Lifeboat Station

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Barmouth Lifeboat station

2017 Callouts

 

 


Date

ALB/
ILB

Incident

Outcome

31 March

ILB

Cruiser drifting in main channel

Returned to mooring

3 April

ALB

Yacht off Porthmadog Estuary

Occupant safe onshore - returned to Barmouth

17 April

ILB

Swimmers in Channel (Easter Monday)

Warned of danger – swimmers made it to shore

7 May

ALB

M/Cruiser Equinox 3 pob - RIB Flash Tango towed them in and then broke down herself.

Escorted boats to harbour and RIB to pontoon

21 May

ILB

Person in water between DA and Shell Island

Man and jetski returned to Sunnysands

26 May

ILB

Two shouts, one at10.47 two persons in a rubber dinghy being blown offshore by the easterly wind.
Another at 01.33 pm to another rubber dinghy, again with two people on board, this time about 150 metres offshore.

All returned to shore safely.

15 June

ILB

Windsurfer in Mawddach estuary

Casualty returned to Aberamffra

18 June

ALB+ILB

RIB and 2 missing children

2 pob and RIB returned to shore.

21 June 2017

ILB

3 men seen launching dinghy in harbour late at night

All made it safely to their yacht

21 June

ILB

Dinghy 2 pob in trouble in offshore wind

Launched and brought ashore.

1 July

ILB

Rubber Dinghy 200 yds out off Llanaber

False alarm- good intent

9 July

ILB

Kayaker off Sunbeach Caravan Park Llwyngwril.  Wife reported he was being carried out to sea.

Located kayaker – who assured crew he was not in any danger.  Put in to beach to reassure wife then returned to base.

13 July

ILB

VHF from HHCG re pollution on slipway

Turned out to be Fairbourne slipway – not enough water to get up the creek, so stood down.

21 August

ALB/ILB

Yacht broken from moorings and wedged in bridge

Both boats stood by until safe to release yacht then towed ashore

23 August

ALB/ILB

Yacht Flying keel with engine failure – 2 pob

Towed in to harbour