Kinsale RNLI called out to assist four people after their boat lost power

Kinsale RNLI called out to assist four people after their boat lost power
Crew members at Kinsale RNLI Station yesterday assisted four people whose RIB lost power. Picture credit: Kinsale RNLI/Hetty Walsh.

Volunteer crew members at Kinsale RNLI were called out yesterday evening to assist four people after a RIB they were on board lost power. 

The alarm was raised at approximately 6pm yesterday evening. 

The RNLI crew quickly made their way to Bullens Bay, off the Old Head of Kinsale and towed the RIB back to the safety of the main pier.

Lifeboat back at the Kinsale RNLI Station after assisting four people whose RIB lost power. Picture credit: Kinsale RNLI/Hetty Walsh.
Lifeboat back at the Kinsale RNLI Station after assisting four people whose RIB lost power. Picture credit: Kinsale RNLI/Hetty Walsh.

Crew members from the Old Head Coast Guard were also in attendance.

Returning to the station, the Kinsale RNLI crew carried out full Covid-19 protocol cleaning procedures to prepare the boat for its next service.

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