17th June

Inshore lifeboat launched at 1849 to 8 mtr Speedboat broken down 300 metres off the Shingle Bank, Minster, 5 persons on board. ILB on scene at 1854, craft taken under tow and towed the short distance back to the Shingle Bank Ramp. ILB returned to station at 1924. SW 2.

Inshore lifeboat launched at 2238 to man overboard alarm activated on Personal Locator Beacon in area of Lower Upnor, River Medway. Several Port and Local craft on scene searching. ILB on scene at 2303, after further information, a Dutch yacht reported he had accidently activated alarm, no persons in the water or missing, with incident being resolved, the ILB was released and returned to station at 2330. SW 2.