Penlee lifeboats launched on Monday after reports of three young girls in the sea off Penzance's Jubilee Pool.

Both Penlee Lifeboats launched at 5.44pm after Falmouth Coastguard received a call from a member of the public reporting three young girls in the sea and in difficulties in rough seas between the Promenade and Battery rocks.

Penlee ILB arrived on scene first and located the girls and quickly got them aboard the Lifeboat, they were then taken to Penzance harbour where an ambulance was waiting.

A Penlee spokesman said that thankfully the girls are ok but very lucky.

Penlee Alb, Rescue 193 helicopter and Penzance Coastguard CRT were also called to the scene.

  • Weather SW 4 rough sea 2m swell.
  • ILB crew Dave P (helm) James R and Dan. 
  • ALB crew, Patch, Ollie, Ben, Kenny, Beaner, Heath and Will.