17th January

Inshore lifeboat launched at 1655 to report of yacht aground near Garrison Point, ILB carried out search, nothing found in area, after further info received, the casualty was now reported as North of the West Nore Sand buoy, ILB proceeded to this postion, still nothing found, no identity or contact with craft, further info learned, that craft was now neing tracked West of Southend Pier, at this point, the ILB was stood down by the CG. ILB returned to station at 1820. SE 2.