For emergencies on Lough Neagh and it’s tributary rivers call 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

Callout 425

On 25/01/09 to a 15′ Cruiser in trouble in Castor Bay. The two people on board were seen waving coats and appeared to be in trouble. This attracted the attention of a member of the public who phoned 999. Kinnego lifeboat was tasked at 13.30 and made it’s way from the River Blackwater where it was carrying out an exercise. Arboe lifeboat was also tasked. Kinnego lifeboat arrived on scene at 13.45. The two people on board had fixed the problem and were continuing to fish. Both lifeboats arrived back on station at 14.00.