26th April

All weather lifeboat launched at 1628 to an 8 mtr pleasure craft suffering from machinery failure and at anchor approx. 2 miles North of Warden Point. ALB arrived on scene at 1652, the two occupants okay and happy to remain on board, the casualty craft recovered their anchor and a tow was passed, with the craft secure, the lifeboat commenced its passage back towards the Medway. On route, the lifeboat was advised that another craft was willing to take over the tow and tow the craft back to its mooring. The other craft took over the tow at 1800 and heading back into Stoke Creek. The lifeboat returned to station at 1815.     SW 5/6.