6th August

All weather lifeboat launched at 0330 to 8mtr Fishing vessel making water near Kentish Flats Windfarm, 2 persons on board. ALB on scene at 0420, crew of vessel had found the source of water ingress and stopped engine, using their own bilge pump and with assistance of lifeboat’s salvage pump, the craft was pumped dry and taken under tow for Whitstable harbour, where it was secured at 0545. ALB released and returned to station at 0625. Variable Light Airs.