1st October

All weather lifeboat launched at 0244 after a call from the UKCG reporting a 7 metre Yacht with 1 person on board, the CG was concerned for the welfare of the person who was in a poor state having had no sleep for more than 20 hours, the craft had contaminated fuel and therefore no engine. The casualty craft was found secured to a commercial mooring at Blackstakes in the River Medway, a line was attached and the vessel was towed to a safe berth in Queenborough harbour, where they were met by Sheppey CRT. ALB returned to station at 0350. NW 5/6.