Volunteer lifeboat crew from New Brighton were deployed by UK Coastguard to a report of a person in danger of being cut off by the tide on North Bank, New Brighton, Saturday 26 December at 3.14pm
The lifeboat launched, arriving on scene to a person having been cut off by the incoming tide on the North Bank.
Boxing Day launch – 📟 3.14pm, report of a person cut off by the tide, North Bank, New Brighton. Casualty escorted back to shore by lifeboat crew to UK Coastguard and no further assistance required. Volunteer crew ready to be deployed at a moments notice over the festive period. pic.twitter.com/RLQkau1Ikq— RNLI New Brighton (@RNLINewBrighton) December 26, 2020
Two crew members left the lifeboat and guided the person back to the safety of the shore to the awaiting Coastguard and no further assistance was required. The lifeboat then returned to station where it was washed down and made ready for service again.
Graham Sale, Deputy Launching Authority, New Brighton Lifeboat said, “During the festive period, we understand that people want to get out for some fresh air. Before you make your way to the coast please check local tide times and make sure you let friends or family know your intended route or location.”
Main image credit: RNLI/New Brighton