Criccieth lifeboats have been saving lives at sea since 1853 -
 


 

Record of Service Launches by Criccieth Lifeboat Station

Launches in red are effective services 

Launches in blue are those were no services were rendered

Launches in black are those where the crew assembled but lifeboat did not launch

Launches in green are those where the IRB proceeded by road but did not launch

                                                                                                                                                     

Launches on Service by Criccieth Lifeboat Station in 2016

4th January IRB and A85 (2029) Person in the sea off the main promenade at Criccieth. Crews assembled but but but aunch cancelled as both boats were in the process of being launched as the person was then safely ashore.

8 March A85 (1725) Person trapped on North Bank in Porthmadog estuary. Woman picked up by lifeboat and brought ashore at Black Rock Sands. One life saved

5 May A85 (1845) Whilst on exercise lifeboat diverted to search with Abersoch lifeboat for missing man off Pwllheli. Man found safe and well ashore.

24 May A85 (1950) Person trapped on North Bank in Porthmadog estuary. Made his own way to safety prior to arrival of lifeboat.

25 May A85 (2053) Dog trapped on North Bank in Porthmadog estuary. Dog swam ashore just prior to arrival of lifeboat on scene.

28 May IRB (1026) Jetski broken down off Criccieth main beach. Jetski and two occupants brought back to lifeboat station.

29 May A85 (1546) Young boy being swept out to sea in an inflatable dinghy off Harlech beach. Picked up0 by passing boat prior to arrival of lifeboat.

29 May A85 (1822) Speedboat and jetski both broken down off Mochras Point. Towed in two boats and six occupants to Black Rock Sands.

30 May A85 (1256) IRB (1305) Two persons trapped on North Bank in Porthmadog estuary. Atlantic 85 saved 2 lives.

                                                                                                                                                     

Launches on Service by Criccieth Lifeboat Station in 2015

25 January IRB 1717   Person believed to be in difficulties aboard yacht in Porthmadog Harbour

IRB proceeded by road but turned back en route when it was confirmed the man was not in difficulty

11 April A85  1134  Race safety boat broken down close to Porthmadog Bar 

Boat and two persons brought into Porthmadog Harbour

11 April IRB 1134 14 Rowing boats in race from Pwllheli to Porthmadog meeting adverse conditions with race being terminated on Criccieth beach

IRB escorted boats safely ashore

26 May A85 1640 Powerboat which had broken down and in tow of another boat close to Porthmadog Fairway buoy.

Took over tow and brought boat and two occupants into Pwllheli Marina

18 June A85 1124 Man overboard from kayak off Marine beach Criccieth

Man and kayak washed ashore prior to arrival of lifeboat

2 July A85 1934 IRB 1936  Injured woman on rocks by Borth y Gest

Brought woman ashore at Porthmadog Harbour

4 July A85 1514  Three swimmers in difficulty off Harlech beach

Administered first aid thus saving the life of one swimmer

17th July A85 1315  Inflatable dinghy with motor washed up on beach between Llandanwg and Mochras

Searched for possible crew members in the water. Later transpired that the dinghy had been left on the beach two days earlier!

23rd July A85  2105 Lifeboat diverted from exercise to search for an EPIRB distress signal

Nothing found despite extensive search also involving Barmouth, Abersoch, Porthdinllaen and Beaumaris lifeboats.

28th July A85 and IRB 2208  Person missing in water off Dylan's Restaurant Criccieth

Came ashore safely by himself

30th July A85 1815 Broken down rigid inflatable off Afonwen beach

Brought in boat and single occupant back to Criccieth beach

7th August IRB 1737  Jetski stranded on sandbank off Portmeirion Hotel

Brought two occupants ashore at Borth y Gest

16th August A85 1545 Power boat broken down off Dylan's Restaurant, Criccieth

Boat and five occupants brought ashore at Pwllheli

20th August A85  1309  Man overboard from jetski in Porthmadog Estuary

Picked up jetskier from a yacht and reunited him with his jetski. Escorted to safety.

27th August A85 2000 Report of persons in difficulty on rocks at Black Rock Head

Lifeboat diverted from exercise and found nobody in difficulty. False alarm with good intent.

19th September A85 1538 Two jetskis in collision at Black Rock Beach. Administered first aid to injured jet-skier and assisted air ambulance on the beach

20th September A85 2114 Yacht "SCAMP" hard aground off Pwllheli main beach. Unable to assist as yacht was hard aground and ashore.

27th September IRB 1758  A85 1804  Two persons trapped by incoming tide on the North Bank. Saved two lives.

                                                                                                                                                   

Launches on Service by Criccieth Lifeboat Station in 2014

1 March IRB 1715  Ketch Toki Mata taking in water in Porthmadog harbour

IRB crew using the portable salvage pump normally used by the Atlantic 85 pumped the vessel dry and placed her on new moorings


14 April  IRB 1720  Atlantic 85 1721  Jetski adrift off Borth y Gest close to Ynys

IRB located the jetski which was in very shallow water and transferred a crew member from the Atlantic 85 who then brought the jetski into Borth y Gest under its own power.

18 April Atlantic 85 1104  Broken down powered boat off Llandanwg Church

Boat and two persons brought into Mochras Lagoon

18 April Atlantic 85 1104  Broken down powered boat "THE HEFF" off Penychain Head

Boat and two persons brought into Pwllheli Marina

18 April Atlantic 85 1650  Broken down jetski off Black Rock Beach

Jetski and one person brought into Black Rock beach

17 May  Atlantic 85  0956  Broken down powered boat off Criccieth beach

Boat and six persons brought into Mochras Lagoon

15 June Atlantic 85 1533 Broken down powered boat off  Penychain Head

Boat and six persons brought into Black Rock beach

18 June Atlantic 85 1321 Sailing boat stranded at the entrance to Mochras Lagoon

Boat and one person towed clear and brought into Mochras Lagoon

20 June Atlantic 85 1527 Yacht "NANCY MAUD" broken down east of Penychain Head

Yacht and three persons brought into Pwllheli Marina

20 June Atlantic 85 2133  Yacht "NANCY MAUD" stranded at the entrance to Mochras Lagoon

Yacht secured to a mooring buoy and three persons brought in to Mochras beach

13 July Atlantic 85 1001  Baby dolphin washed ashore at Black Rock beach

Picked up dolphin and took it back out into deep water

15 July Arancia IRB 1556  Seven year old boy trapped on sandbank by Portmeirion Hotel

Saved one life

22 July Arancia IRB 1631 Man and woman trapped on sandbank by Portmeirion Hotel

Made their own way to safety just prior to the lifeboat's arrival on scene

27 July Atlantic 85 1704 Broken down speedboat just west of the Dwyfor estuary

Speedboat and four persons brought into Pwllheli Marina

6 August Atlantic 85 1602  Arancia IRB 1605 Persons  trapped on sandbank close to Samson's Cove

False alarm with good intent - persons were actually kayakers walking on the sandbank

6 August Atlantic 85 1641 Fishing boat "JIMIN" broken down a mile north of Mochras.

Boat and five persons brought into Mochras Lagoon

8 August Atlantic 85 1447  Kayak thought to be in trouble off Llandanwg.

False alarm with good intent - kayak was tied to a buoy and the 2 occupants were fishing

12 August IRB 1127 Sailing dinghy thought to be in trouble close to Briwet Bridge.

Dinghy found anchored ashore - false alarm with good intent

14 August Atlantic 85 1703  Missing child at Black Rock beach

Child found safe and well as lifeboat going down slipway  (crew assembly)

20 August Atlantic 85 1715  Two persons stranded on Cei Ballast in Porthmadog Harbour

Two persons brought ashore at Porthmadog Harbour

27 August Atlantic 85 1505  Two persons in the water from a capsized kayak off Morannedd Café, Criccieth

Kayak and occupants washed ashore just before the lifeboat arrived on scene

1 September Atlantic 85 1335  Broken down jetski towing inflatable float broken down off Black Rock beach

Craft and three occupants brought ashore at Black Rock beach

6 September IRB 1700  Person stranded on Ballast Island in Porthmadog Harbour having walked there from Portmeirion

Person brought ashore at Porthmadog Harbour

10 September Atlantic 85 1335 Missing person on Harlech beach

Person found safe and well ashore as lifeboat was being brought out of boathouse (Crew Assembly)

26 September Atlantic 85 1000 Two kayaks adrift off the Marine Terrace, Criccieth

Two kayaks brought in at the lifeboat station

30 September IRB 0040 Woman and fireman stranded on parapet of Britannia Bridge in Porthmadog Harbour

IRB brought two persons ashore

29 October IRB 1608 Swimmer believed to be in difficulties off the Powder House in Porthmadog Estuary

False alarm with good intent

                                                                                                                                                   

Launches on Service by Criccieth Lifeboat Station in 2013

31 March IRB 1656   Atlantic 85 1657  Small plane thought to be in difficulties in the Black Rock Sands and Porthmadog Estuary area.

Nothing found after an extensive search - a false alarm with good intent

14 May A85 1814  IRB 1830 Yacht "Sea Mist" grounded on Porthmadog Bar

IRB took sole occupant and his dog off the yacht and transferred them to the Atlantic 85 which brought them ashore at Criccieth. The yacht was then towed off the bank and taken to Porthmadog by the Atlantic 85.

16 May  A85 2105  IRB 2125 Speedboat and jetski overdue at Criccieth

IRB escorted jetski back to Criccieth

A85 located speedboat and brought it and two occupants ashore at Criccieth

25 May A85 1720  IRB 1725 Missing child last seen in the sea at Black Rock beach

Child found safely ashore with his parents

26 May IRB 1235  A85 1236 Catamaran broken down in Porthmadog estuary

IRB stood by boat and ensured her crew were safe and well

A85 could not get close to catamaran due to state of tide

26 May IRB 1305   Jetski stranded on sandbank of Garreg Goch

IRB assisted to get jetski back into the water

 8 June A85 1742  Jetski broken down between Criccieth and Black Rock Head

Brought in jet ski, banana float and three occupants to Black Rock Beach

25 June IRB 1155 Small boat reported adrift with nobody aboard off Ynys Gifftan

Boat found securely at anchor and no sign of anyone in distress. A false alarm with good intent

29 June A85 1222  Speedboat reported broken down close to Porthmadog Bar

Launch cancelled when boat restarted its engine.

7 July A85 1445 Broken down powerboat "THE HEFF" 3½ miles south west of Criccieth

Boat and two occupants taken in tow towards Pwllheli. The tow was handed over to the Pwllheli ILB west of Penychain Head

10 July A85 1657. Powerboat "SCOOBY DOO" suffering fuel contamination problems south of Criccieth

Boat and two occupants escorted to Black Rock beach

18 July IRB 1914  Atlantic 85 1916  Power boat "PREDATOR" run out of fuel one mile south of Criccieth Castle

Whilst on routine exercise the IRB discovered the casualty and stood by her until the Atlantic 85 arrived on scene at 1924. The four people on board and their dog were taken aboard the lifeboat and their boat was taken in tow back to Criccieth.

20 July A85 1638  Missing 76 year old man south of Mochras Point

Searched in conjunction with Barmouth ILB, Barmouth and Harlech Coastguards ashore and Police helicopter. Missing man found safe and well ashore by the coastguards.

22 July A85 1906  IRB 1908   Three young boys stranded on cliff by tide close to Samson's Bay in Porthmadog Estuary.

Crew member climbed cliff to assist the boys. They were wrapped in survival pouches and balaclavas to keep them warm. As there was dense gorse above them and a dangerous path down the cliff they were airlifted by helicopter and landed on Black Rock beach.

25 July A85 1346  Young person in difficulty in the sea off Mochras beach.

He was brought ashore just prior to arrival of lifeboat and then airlifted by helicopter to Ysbyty Gwynedd, Bangor

26 July IRB 1708  Group of 9 people and a dog stranded on a sandbank off Borth y Gest.

As the tide was ebbing they were able to make their own way to safety prior to the arrival of the lifeboat.

27 July A85 1830       Powerboat broken down south west of Criccieth

Power boat and its 2 occupants brought ashore at Black Rock beach

27 July A85 2127  IRB 2152  Reports of cries for help heard off Mochras Beach

An extensive search lasting almost four hours with the Atlantic 85 searching off the beach and the IRB inside the lagoon took place with the helicopter from RAF Valley overhead and coastguard teams ashore. Nothing was found.

28 July A85 1521  IRB 1536  2 divers overdue in surfacing.

Divers located on a desolate beach close to Harlech. Ferried to Atlantic 85 by the IRB and then brought ashore at Criccieth.

28 July A85 2250  Reports of cries for help heard off Black Rock beach.

Man with graze to his head found ashore by the Criccieth coastguard team

1 August A85 1545  4yr old being swept out to sea in an inflatable dinghy off Mochras beach

Launch cancelled as lifeboat was at bottom of slipway as the child had been brought safely ashore

1 August A85 1605 3 people caught in a rip tide off Mochras beach

Casualties made their own way to safety prior to the arrival of the lifeboat on scene

1 August A85 1725 4 people overboard from a capsized inflatable dinghy off Mochras beach

Casualties washed safely ashore shortly after lifeboat launched

8 August A85 1558  Yacht "NANCY MAUD" run aground south of Harlech

Towed yacht off beach and brought her into Mochras lagoon

8 August A85  1853  Small powerboat thought to be in trouble off Mochras north beach

Lifeboat diverted from routine exercise but boat managed to make her own way safely into Mochras lagoon

9 August A85 1508 6 people overboard from a capsized  dinghy off Mochras south beach

Casualties and boat washed safely ashore just before lifeboat arrived on scene 

10 August A85 (2134)  IRB (2200)  Yacht thought to be in trouble off Portmeirion Point

Both Atlantic 85 and IRB searched the Dwyryd estuary for the yacht. THe IRB located her safe and well just past the Minffordd slipway

11 August A85  (1447)  Seven swimmers being carried out to sea by rip tide at Black Rock beach

Saved seven lives

16 August A85 (1611) Broken down jetski off Morannedd beach, Criccieth

Brought two occupants and jet ski ashore at Criccieth

20 August IRB (1525) Woman stuck in mud at Borth y Gest

Woman extracted from mud by her husband and IRB recalled whilst enroute by road to the incident

20 August A85 (1540) Missing children at Black Rock beach

Found safe and well ashore by coastguard team

20 August IRB (1856) A85 (1857)  Swimmer in difficulty off Garreg Goch close to Borth y Gest.

Atlantic 85 found boy out of water and brought him ashore to his waiting parents

23 August A85 (1314) Broken down speedboat in the Porthmadog estuary

Brought three occupants and speedboatashore at Black Rock beach

25 August A85 (1517)  IRB (1519) 2 jet skis in collision at Samson's Bay

Both lifeboats assisted coastguards with crowd control and evidence gathering

25 August A85 (1617) Jet ski out of fuel close to No.2 buoy in Porthmadog channel

Brought one occupant and jet ski ashore at Black Rock beach

25 August IRB (1618)  Missing children at Black Rock beach

Found safe and well ashore by coastguard team

25 August IRB (2019) 4 persons believed to be stranded on a sandbank off Borth y Gest

IRB proceeded by road but upon arrival at Borth y Gest it was seen that the casualties were making their own way to safety.

27 August IRB (1706) Six year old boy fallen into Porthmadog Harbour

IRB proceeded by road butwas recalled en route as the boy had been safely recovered

21 September A85 (1405) Two people in water with jetski off Black Rock beach.

Jetski and  two persons washed ashore prior to arrival of the lifeboat on scene

22 September A85 (1527) IRB (1536)  Powerboat unsure of its position close to Porthmadog Bar

Boat escorted to safety and seven persons brought ashore.

24 September A85 (1527)  Powerboatsuffering machinery failure off Criccieth beach

Boat and three persons towed to a position off Benar beach where it was transferred to Barmouth ILB

29 September IRB (1627) 4 persons believed to be cut off by the tide between the Cob and Ballast Island, Porthmadog

Persons found to be safe and well and in no difficulty. A false alarm with good intent

9 November A85 (1607) Kitesurfer in the water off Black Rock beach

The young woman concerned, assisted by her brother, managed to reach shore prior to the arrival of the lifeboat

8 December A85 (1114) IRB (1115) Person cut off by tide close to Boston Lodge.

The Arancia IRB saved the man's life by picking him up when he was waist deep in the sea with the tide rising. He was transferred to the Atlantic 85 which was waiting in deeper water and then landed safely in Porthmadog harbour

21 December A85 (0916)  Person believed missing from Pwllheli.

The Atlantic 85 carried out a thorough search from Penychain Head to Criccieth whilst the Pwllheli all weather lifeboat searched from Llanbedrog Head to Penychain. The Pwllheli ILB searched in the vicinity of the marina and harbour in Pwllheli. Nothing was found and the man was found safe and well ashore in Bangor the following day

                                                                                                                                                          


Launches on Service by Criccieth Lifeboat Station in 2012

10 March A85 1222 Kayaker in sea clinging to his kayak close to Porthmadog Fairway Buoy

Saved one life and kayak

17 March IRB 2050  Persons in the water at Porthmadog Harbour

Saved two lives, landed one person from danger and inflatable tender brought in

7 April A85 1818 Jet ski in difficulties on a sandbank off Borth y Gest

Jetski came ashore safely. Lifeboat unable to reach it due to state of tide

7 April IRB 1818 Jet ski in difficulties on a sandbank off Borth y Gest

IRB proceeded by road to Borth y Gest but as she was in the process of being launched the jet ski came ashore safely.

4 June A85 1914 Speedboat broken down off Mochras Lagoon.

A85 took four people aboard and towed their boat to Mochras Lagoon where they were safely landed

14 July IRB  0940  Inflatable dinghy being blown out to sea off Criccieth main beach.

IRB recovered dinghy and brought it safely ashore.

15 July A85 1347 Inflatable dinghy in difficulties off Hafan y Môr at Penychain Head.

All the occupants swam ashore safely and managed to bring the dinghy ashore with them. The Pwllheli  also ILB was also launched to this incident

21 July A85  1302 Jet Ski grounded on a sandbank close to Porthmadog Bar

Occupant safely escorted ashore by a lifeboat crew member

22nd July A85   1532  Inflatable dingy thought to be drifting off Harlech.

The lifeboat found the inflatable at anchor and in no difficulty. A false alarm with good intent.

24th July A85  1626 Broken down speedboat 1.2 miles south of Criccieth Castle.

Speedboat and three occupants brought in to Black Rock beach.

26th July A85  1646 Capsized catamaran with three occupant in the water off Morannedd Cafe, Criccieth

Catamaran and three occupants brought ashore at the lifeboat station.

30th July IRB 1320   A85  1335  Yacht "ANNIE GUNN" run aground on Criccieth main beach

IRB transferred crew member and tow rope to the yacht.

Atlantic 85 towed it off the beach into deeper water

2nd August A85 1904  Kiteboard off Abererch Beach  

Kayak meeting adverse conditions at Abererch Beach

Kite rig recovered and brought ashore by lifeboat. Kayaker escorted to safety by lifeboat.

5th August A85  1515  Inflatable being carried out to sea at Black Rock beach

Made its own way to safety prior to arrival of lifeboat

5th August A85 1524   IRB 1535  Missing child at Black Rock beach

Found safe and well ashore by coastguard team ashore

5th August A85 1557  IRB 1557  Broken down jetski in Porthmadog estuary

Jetski towed in by Atlantic 85. 4 occupants brought in aboard Atlantic 85 and ferried ashore by IRB

11th August A85 1401  Capsized sailing dinghy off Llandanwg Beach

Boat righted and towed in with occupants by a power boat before arrival of lifeboat

11th August A85 1445 Inflatable meeting adverse conditions off Black Rock Sands

Stood by and escorted vessel safely ashore

11th August A85 1527 Kayak meeting adverse conditions off Mochras Point

Brought ashore by another boat prior to arrival of lifeboat

26th August  A85 and IRB  1305  Persons cut off by tide on sandbank in Porthmadog Estuary.

Persons had managed to find their own way to safety prioor to the arrival of both lifeboats.

28th August A85  1409  Man overboard from two man jetski off Black Rock beach

Picked up by his companion prior to the arrival of the lifeboat

4th September A85  1535 Jetski with fouled impeller one mile off Black Rock beach

Jetski and three occupants brought in to Black Rock beach.

8th September A85 1326 Yacht "GADABOUT" broken down in Porthmadog Estuary

Yacht and two occupants brought into Porthmadog Harbour

27th September IRB 1652 Person trapped by incoming tide at Samson's Bay

Made own way to safety prior to launching of lifeboat

5th October A85 1857  IRB 1918 Swimmer in sea off Llandanwg Beach

Atlantic 85 located swimmer - stood by him and escorted safely ashore

IRB deployed by road but turned back enroute when swimmer found by Atlantic 85

23rd October IRB 1044 Body thought to be in tghe sea off Criccieth Castle

Nothing found after an extensive search of the area - false alarm with good intent

25th October IRB 2059  Small flickering light drifting westwards between Marine Terrace and Dwyfor

Light found to be a spear fisherman fishing close inshore - false alarm with good intent

                                                                                                                                                     

 Launches on Service by Criccieth Lifeboat Station in 2011

31 Jan   A85  1655  4x4 vehicle in sea Criccieth side of Black Rock headland

Gave Help – assisted to recover vehicle onto beach

 17 Apr IRB  0902  A85 0904  Car in the sea at Black Rock beach

Occupants came ashore unaided

 17 Apr A85 1858 Mini Bus stranded on the North Bank by Porthmadog Bar

Marked location of mini bus with Buoy as it was a danger to navigation

 20 Apr  A85 1446 Broken down water bike off Harlech with its crew in the water

Saved 2 lives and brought water bike ashore

 22 Apr A85 1415  IRB 1420 Missing five year old boy at Black Rock beach

Child found safe and well ashore

 

22 Apr A85 1825 Inflatable dinghy being blown out to sea south of Mochras Point

Saved 2 lives and brought inflatable dinghy ashore

 

24 Apr IRB 1432  A85 1432  People believed stranded by tide on sandbank in Dwyryd

estuary

Found to be safe on falling tide upon arrival of IRB on scene

 

24 Apr A85 1618  IRB 1645  Inflatable dinghy in difficulty off Black Rock beach

Stood by dinghy as it made its way ashore

 

24 Apr IRB 1650 Wind surfer not making progress off Black Rock beach

Made its own way to safety

 

29 Apr A85 1639 IRB 1644 Two people cut off by tide on North Bank of Porthmadog Bar

Saved 2 lives

 

29 Apr A85 1703 Wind surfer not making progress off Black Rock beach

Escorted ashore

 

29 Apr A85 2019 Young boy in inflatable ring being blown out to sea south of Mochras

Point

Saved 1 life and brought inflatable ring ashore

 

30 Apr A85 1321 2 swimmers on bodyboards being carried out to sea south of Mochras

Point

Picked up by small boat and brought ashore prior to arrival of lifeboat

 

30 Apr A85 1406 Inflatable dinghy with three children aboard being blown out to sea

off Black Rock beach

Picked up by passing water bike prior to arrival of lifeboat

 

30 Apr A85 1550 Jetskis in collision off Black Rock beach

First aid check given to boy on jetski

 

30 Apr A85 1608 Windsurfer with damaged rig between Criccieth and Harlech

One person landed and board/rig brought ashore at Black Rock

 

30 Apr A85 1624 Five persons in two inflatable kayaks and inflatable dinghy

off Black Rock beach

Escorted ashore

 

30 Apr A85 1836 2 persons on inflatable dinghy being carried out to sea south

of Mochras Point

Picked up by kayak and brought ashore prior to arrival of lifeboat

 

 

31 May  A85 1721 IRB 1725 5 persons cut off by tide on Sandbank in Samson’s Bay

IRB Saved five lives

A85 Assisted to save five lives

 

12 June IRB 1920 A85 1922 Missing person between Barmouth and Porthmadog

Found safe and well ashore

 

26 June A85 1402 Swimmer in difficulties off Llandanwg beach

Brought ashore by other beach users

 

1 July A85 1736 Broken down speedboat off Black Rock Beach

Boat and five persons brought in to Black Rock Beach

 

8 July IRB 1035 Persons believed to be cut off by tide at Portmeirion

Made their own way to safety

 

10 July A85 1851 Persons believed to be in trouble In the sea off Marine Terrace

Not in any trouble – a false alarm with good intent

 

20 July A85 1631 IRB 1647

A85 Toy inflatable whale being blown out to sea

Saved toy

A85 Missing jetski

Located jetski

A85 / IRB 2 persons overboard from missing jetski

Found by helicopter after lengthy search

 4 August A85 2101 Fishing boat believed to be in trouble In the sea off Marine Terrace

Not in any trouble – a false alarm with good intent

 6 August A85 1319  Speedboat in difficulties off Mochra Lagoon.

Assisted ashore by another boat prior to arrival of lifeboat

18 August A85 1107 Woman injured in cliff fall close to Borth y Gest

Medical evacuation by lifeboat to waiting ambulance at Borth y Gest

 22 August A85 1514 Missing five year old boy at Black Rock Sands

Found safe and well ashore

22 August A85 1518 Missing six year old girl at Black Rock Sands

Found safe and well ashore

22 August A85 1521 Two young boys being carried out to sea in inflatable dinghy between Penychain and Pwllheli

Picked up by passing boat as lifeboat reached Penychain Head

26 August A85 1749 Two missing children at Black Rock Sands

Found safe and well ashore

29 August 1730 Land Rover 94 Lifeboat crew assisted coastguards and ambulance personnel to evacuate an injured woman off a rocky beach to the east of Morannedd Cafe, Criccieth

31 August A85 1320 23foot sea ray power boat stranded on Porthmadog Bar
Gave help in securely anchoring boat and landed three persons from danger

11 September A85 1956 Two persons in the water at Mochras Lagoon
Persons came ashore unaided shortly after lifeboat launched

19 September A85 2228 Distressed woman in the sea at Hafan y Môr, Penychain Head.
Woman came ashore unaided shortly after lifeboat launched

7 October A85 1828 Kiteboarder detached from his sail in the Black Rock beach / Porthmadog Bar Area.
Board part of the rig picked up by IRB and transferred to Atlantic which brought it ashore.
7 October IRB 1832 Kiteboarder detached from his sail in the Black Rock beach / Porthmadog Bar Area.
Board part of the rig picked up by IRB and transferred to Atlantic which brought it ashore.

9 October A85 0113  Person believed to be in sea at Black Rock beach.
Atlantic 85 searched offshore for the person who was found ashore by the police at 0336 and taken into custody
9 October IRB 0210  Person believed to be in sea at Black Rock beach.
IRB searched lower part of Glaslyn estuary for the person who was found ashore by the police at 0336 and taken into custody


10 October IRB 1805 2 persons believed to be trapped by the tide close to the Cob embankment at Porthmadog
IRB went to the area and found two men on dry land who were wet up to their chests. They claimed that they had not been in any difficulty and did not require assistance.

22 November IRB 1231 Person in water at Briwet Bridge, Penrhyndeudraeth.                                                          IRB deployed by road but recalled enroute as man was taken from water by ambulance personnel and later airlifted to hospital at Bangor.

28 December IRB 1128 Capsized sailing dinghy "SCORPIO" off Borth y Gest.                                                          Picked up boat's 2 occupants and dinghy and brought into deeper water.

28 December A85 1128 Capsized sailing dinghy "SCORPIO" off Borth y Gest. Took over tow and occupants from Criccieth IRB and landed them at Borth y Gest.

28 December A85 1150 Criccieth IRB "MARGARET & NANTW" with rope around propeller off Borth y Gest.                Brought in IRB and 2 crew.

28 December A85 1155 Porthmadog and Trawsfynydd Sailing Club Rescue Boat.                                                       Escorted boat back to Porthmadog.

 


 

 

Boat and six persons brought into Mochras Lagoon