Unmanned boat found adrift off North Wales triggers search operation | UK News

The discovery of an unmanned boat has sparked a search operation in North Wales.

At 6am on Saturday morning authorities were alerted to a 20ft cruiser adrift in the sea at Colwyn Bay.

A lifeboat arrived at the scene at 7:20 a.m. and crews searched the water for casualties, but none were found.

HM Coastguard later said it was “reasonably” confident four men who were on board the boat got off safely.

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Crews searched the water for victims, but none were found

Detective Sergeant Mark Bamber said: “We believe the boat entered the area yesterday and entered the water at Conwy. The boat’s name is Phoenix Hardy.

“We are asking owners or anyone familiar with the boat to contact North Wales Police on 101 quoting reference number A039123.”

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