17th April

17th April

Inshore lifeboat launched at 1615 following report of 2 Jet Skiers aground in Long Reach, Swale. The ILB searched the area, but could not find the casualties, the UKCG managed to make intermittent contact by mobile phone with the persons involved and with more information, the ILB proceeded to Stangate Creek, where a further search of creeks was carried out, with it being close to low water, the ILB searched as far as possible. One of the casualties was located on Burntwick Island and the second shortly afterwards, they were taken onboard the ILB and landed at Kingsferry bridge into the care of Sheppey CRT. ILB returned to station at 1930. Estly 2.

15th April

15th April

Relief All weather lifeboat “Forward Birmingham” launched at 1350 to a yacht aground and reported to be listing over in Stangate Creek, River Medway, one person on board. Lifeboat on scene at 1405, the yacht was located listing heavily, the person requested to be taken off, due to insuffient water, the owner rowed his small tender across to the lifeboat, once onboard, he was taken to Queenborough ATl, where he was landed into the care of Sheppey CG. ALB returned to station at 1515. Estly 4/5.