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Byline: The Moelfre inshore RNLI lifeboat was launched just before 11.30am this morning (21 August) following reports that a 16ft inflatable had suffered engine failure.
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The volunteer crew sprung into action after the vessel with Jennifer and husband Robbie Tickle on board began drifting towards Moelfre island.

The inshore RNLI lifeboat was launched and the vessel was towed back to Moelfre beach.

Shortly after the rescue, Jennifer posted a picture of the incident and tweeted:

‘Just been sea fishing with my hubby!! Needed to be rescued!!! Terrifying! Thanks so much RNLI!’

RNLI Coxswain Anthony Barclay was touched they had taken the trouble to thank the RNLI via the social networking site, he welcomed the opportunity to meet the couple.
 
He says:

‘At the time of the rescue we didn’t realise it was Jennifer on board, but after all the interest it has generated, I wanted to thank her for helping to raise awareness of the work of the RNLI charity and for showing her gratitude to the RNLI crew.

‘They had the misfortune of suffering engine failure whilst out sea fishing but were towed back in without any complications. We’re always happy to help when the call comes and never know quite what situation we may face.’

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Media Contacts
For more information please contact Danielle Rush, Divisional Media Relations Manager (Wales and the West) on 01745 585162 or 07786 668829, email danielle_rush@rnli.org.uk or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789

Byline: The Moelfre inshore RNLI lifeboat was launched just before 11.30am this morning (21 August) following reports that a 16ft inflatable had suffered engine failure.
Page Content:

The volunteer crew sprung into action after the vessel with Jennifer and husband Robbie Tickle on board began drifting towards Moelfre island.

The inshore RNLI lifeboat was launched and the vessel was towed back to Moelfre beach.

Shortly after the rescue, Jennifer posted a picture of the incident and tweeted:

‘Just been sea fishing with my hubby!! Needed to be rescued!!! Terrifying! Thanks so much RNLI!’

RNLI Coxswain Anthony Barclay was touched they had taken the trouble to thank the RNLI via the social networking site, he welcomed the opportunity to meet the couple.
 
He says:

‘At the time of the rescue we didn’t realise it was Jennifer on board, but after all the interest it has generated, I wanted to thank her for helping to raise awareness of the work of the RNLI charity and for showing her gratitude to the RNLI crew.

‘They had the misfortune of suffering engine failure whilst out sea fishing but were towed back in without any complications. We’re always happy to help when the call comes and never know quite what situation we may face.’

Ends
Media Contacts
For more information please contact Danielle Rush, Divisional Media Relations Manager (Wales and the West) on 01745 585162 or 07786 668829, email danielle_rush@rnli.org.uk or contact RNLI Public Relations on 01202 336789