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Wicklow RNLI rescue jet skier

Posted on July 4, 2015 at 2:25 AM

Wicklow RNLI rescue jet skier. Photo: RNLI/Wicklow


Wicklow RNLI inshore lifeboat launched at 2.25pm on Friday afternoon (3 July) to assist a jet skier north of the harbour.

The jet skier had set off from Wicklow. He was about a half mile offshore when the engine cut out. Leaving him adrift, and unable to get ashore.

The lifeboat reached the casualty within minutes of launching. He was transferred to the lifeboat and the jet ski was taken in tow, back to Wicklow harbour.


The inshore crew on the callout were (Helm) Dave O Leary Lisa O Leary and Carol Flahive

Categories: RNLI News

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