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

Callout 806 & 807

Callout 806 & 807

Lifeboats tasked by Belfast Coastguard at 12:40 pm to a report of a yacht aground on Croghan Flat with 1 person on board.

Crews quickly responded & the casualty was swiftly located. 

LNR lifeboats secured a tow-line to the casualty vessel & Kinnego Lifeboat commenced a long tow to Kinnego.

Whilst the tow was underway Ardboe Lifeboat was tasked to a 2nd callout of the day at Sandy Bay. More details to follow.

Afterwards the lifeboats returned to station & crews prepared the lifeboats for their next tasking.