Man rescued from ‘rough seas’ by Larne RNLI

Larne RNLI launched their inshore D-class lifeboat, Terry, yesterday (Sunday) at 2.52pm following reports of a single person unable to make it ashore from their boat due to rough seas.

Monday, 27th September 2021, 12:29 pm

The volunteer crew recovered the casualty into the lifeboat and brought him to safety at Wymers Pier, East Antrim Boat club.

Speaking after the incident, Larne RNLI inshore lifeboat helm, Barry Kirkpatrick, said: “The casualty did the right thing contacting the Coastguard for help. If you ever find yourself in difficulty at sea, contact 999 or 112 and ask for the Coastguard.”

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Larne RNLI launched their inshore D-class lifeboat, Terry, on September 26.

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