2nd August

Inshore lifeboat launched at 0700 to report of person unwell onboard his 22ft craft near Kingsnorth. ILB on scene at 0723, person de-hydrated, assessed by crew and Ambulance requested, craft taken under tow and towed the short distance to Gillingham Pier, where it was secured and the person landed to awaiting Ambulance. ILB returned to station at 0902. SW 3.

ILB diverted from training exercise at 2024, report of 7 Mtr open boat opposite Medway Bridge Marina, two person seen waving for assistance. After a crew change, the ILB proceeded at 2033, making best speed in deteriorating weather conditions. ILB stood down at 2053, craft now reported alongside at marina. ILB returned to station at 2107. SW 6.