Steffan Williams may only be 8 years old, but he has already saved half a dozen lives in his hometown.
The Welsh youngster, who enjoys spending his days paddling along the coast of New Quay, Ceredigion, first spotted three people in distress from his kayak near the end of August.
Williams navigated over to the stranded tourists – an elderly woman and two teenagers – only to discover that they had hunkered down on a rock after being trapped out at sea by the tide.
Williams then retrieved a dingy from the shore, returned to the tourists, and towed them back to safety. The trio was grateful for his help, and gave him a thank you tip of some cash.
Then, just two days later, the 8-year-old was kayaking along the coast once more when he saw two young men standing on a rock at sea, whistling for help and waving to get his …