18th November

18th November

ILB ATTENDS GROUNDED YACHT IN MEDWAY

Whilst both ILB and ALB were on exercise, at approx. 1045 UKCG reported a Yacht aground in the River Medway near No 22 buoy.

Once on scene, 2 persons requested to be taken off the yacht leaving 2 on board, who were happy to remain on board until the next H.W.

The ILB took off 2 persons and transferred them to the ALB and proceeded towards Chatham Marina, where the ILB landed the two.

Both lifeboat returned to station at 1300. Wind was easterly 5/6.