Once an ambulance arrived from the nearby Belford station, the crew were taken aboard the lifeboat
Refreshments will be served in the lifeboat
station after the blessing.
The Shannon class lifeboat
arrived in Barmouth in March and was officially placed on service.
The casualties were brought on board the inshore lifeboat
in difficult surf conditions and transferred to the all-weather lifeboat
where they were assessed by the volunteer crew.
was returning north when the crew was tasked to take over the tow of a broken down 8m boat that Cullercoats RNLI lifeboat
had been assisting.
searched an area from Connah's Quay to Talacre, whilst West Kirby concentrated on an area around Hilbre Island.
Speaking at the London Boat Show, Mr Williams, a volunteer RNLI crewman and spokesperson for the Ceredigion Lifeboat
Campaign, said: "The Ceredigion coast is busy with passenger boats, leisure craft, and commercial fishing activity.
were stood down and returned to their stations, where shore crews were waiting to rehouse them.
Leonie has been part of the press team with Oban lifeboat
for four years and started a year-long probationary training period before she becomes a full crew member.
The Porthcawl lifeboat
crew had launched their Atlantic 85 lifeboat
after spotting the catamaran in danger in the Bristol Channel as night fell.
station was established in Cushendall in 1972 and has saved 114 lives.
The state-of-the-art lifeboat
was funded in part by the legacy of former Women's Royal Naval Service officer Paulette Micklewood, from Oxford, and is named Edmund Hawthorn Micklewood, in memory of her grandfather.