All weather lifeboat launched at 1404 to take over tow of 34ft cabin Cruiser in tow of the Southend Lifeboat, which had broken down with 3 persons on board. Having taken over the tow, the craft was towed to a safe mooring in Queenborough Harbour. ALB returned to station at 1543. SW 5, squally.
Inshore lifeboat launched at 1800 to 8 Mtr Yacht broken down and drifting close to Queenborough Spit, 2 persons on board, ILB quickly on scene and located yacht close to the shore behind No 5 berth, Sheerness Docks. Tow secured, yacht towed into deeper water and then into Queenborough harbour, where it was placed on a mooring. ILB returned to station at 1845. SW 3/4.