North West Wales

Dedication service for Llandudno RNLI's new lifeboats

William F Yates, Llandudno's new Shannon-class lifeboat Image copyright Stephen Lowe
Image caption Llandudno's new Shannon-class lifeboat can reach speeds of up to 25 knots

Llandudno's two new lifeboats have been officially welcomed into the RNLI's lifesaving fleet on Saturday.

A dedication service was held for the all-weather Shannon class lifeboat, named William F Yates, and inshore D-Class lifeboat, Dr Barbara Saunderson.

The new boathouse was also officially opened on Llandudno seafront.

Afterwards, both lifeboats were launched to demonstrate their capabilities.

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