RNLI Loveboat

RNLI volunteers in Criccieth help a groom-to-be ask his girlfriend to marry him. Credit: RNLI

RNLI volunteer crew members went above and beyond the call of duty when they helped a groom-to-be propose to his unsuspecting girlfriend.

The crew from Criccieth's RNLI lifeboat station steered the Atlantic 85 boat 'Doris Joan' in front of couple Harry Owen and Beth Evans as they stood on Criccieth pier last night.

They then unveiled a banner on Harry's behalf asking Beth to marry him. Thankfully she said 'yes'.

Harry's idea for the proposal came from Beth's personal connection to Criccieth and the RNLI. He said:

The proposal came out of the blue for Beth:

But the crew couldn't float alongside the happy couple for too long, as they were called away to help recover a surfer's kite.