Category Archives: 2016 Shouts

Newcastle RNLI rescue man clinging to Kayak

At 1.40pm today (Saturday 31 December) Newcastle RNLI was requested by Belfast Coastgaurd to launch to the aid of what was believed to be a dinghy in trouble a half mile south of Newcastle harbour. However when the inshore lifeboat arrived on scene the crew discovered that the callout was to three kayakers in trouble, with one man found clinging to a kayak in the freezing water and unable to get to safety.

Newcastle RNLI assists broken down leisure craft

Newcastles inshore lifeboat “Eliza” was paged by Belfast Coastguard at 1.52pm today (17 sept) to go to the aid of a drifting vessel 4 miles east of Newcastle.

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