Inshore lifeboat launched at 0235 to the assistance of a 22ft Yacht, who’s anchor had dragged and yacht was now almost aground on Jacob’s bank, close to Sheerness Seafront. There were two persons on board, ILB on scene at 0238, crew member transferred to attach a tow line, the craft was then towed to the safety of the ATL in Queenborough Harbour, where they were met by Sheppey CRT. ILB returned to station at 0342. NE 3.
Inshore lifeboat launched at 0652 to report of four persons stranded on the old Grain Martello Tower after being out there all night. ILB on scene at 0655, the four persons were helped on board the ILB and then taken to the ATL at Queenborough, where they were landed to Sheppey CRT, who gave safety advice. ILB returned to station at 0728. SSE 3.