21st June

All weather lifeboat launched at 1653 to 8 mtr yacht which had snagged itself on unknown obstruction in Long Reach, River Medway, 2 persons onboard. ON scene at 1715, after investigation, it was found that the yacht had fouled it’s propeller and rudder on a abandoned anchor and rope, crew recovered the anchor/rope and the yacht was towed to Gillingham marina to be lifted out, the yacht was handed over to the marina workboat at 1720. Lifeboat returned to station at 1825. Estly 4.