20th August

20th August

All weather lifeboat launched at 1035 to 10 Mtr Motor Sailer, with engine failure and experiencing difficulty in sailing back in, current position near Knock John Tower, some 17 miles from station. ALB was on scene at 1135, all 3 persons onboard craft okay, a tow was established and the craft was towed back into Queenborough harbour, being finally secured alongside at 1450. Wstly 5.

Inshore lifeboat proceeding to Lifeboat Open Day towed the small Yacht, that was in trouble the previous evening from the Lower Camber basin to Queenborough, securing it at 1115. Wstly 4.

Whilst at Open Day, the Inshore lifeboat was tasked to a40ft Dutch Yacht with a fouled propeller in Queenborough Harbour, with the assistance of Queenborough Harbour Trot Boat, they freed the yacht from the mooring’s and anchored it in a position where the craft could dry out at L.W. The ILB then returned to Open Day duties at 1310. Wstly 4.

19th August

19th August

Crew assembled at 1630 to incident in East Swale being dealt with by Whitstable Lifeboat. Crew stood down at 1649, Whitstable lifeboat landing persons back at their station.

ILB crew assembled at 2153 to report of small Yacht trapped under berth No 1 at Sheerness, crew were stood down at 2202, when local workboat assisted yacht back into Lower Camber.

Inshore lifeboat launched at 2304 to report of Jet Ski broken down between Queenborough and Sheppey Crossing, ILB located the jet Skier just to the West of Long Point, owner taken onboard and the jet Ski was towed to the all tide landing in Queenborough, where they were met by Sheppey CG. ILB returned to station at 0030. Wstly 4.