17th April

Inshore lifeboat launched at 1615 following report of 2 Jet Skiers aground in Long Reach, Swale. The ILB searched the area, but could not find the casualties, the UKCG managed to make intermittent contact by mobile phone with the persons involved and with more information, the ILB proceeded to Stangate Creek, where a further search of creeks was carried out, with it being close to low water, the ILB searched as far as possible. One of the casualties was located on Burntwick Island and the second shortly afterwards, they were taken onboard the ILB and landed at Kingsferry bridge into the care of Sheppey CRT. ILB returned to station at 1930. Estly 2.