7th May

Inshore & All weather lifeboat launched at approx 1400 after a man was taken ill on board a yacht in the River Medway, having made best speed to the given area, nothing untoward was found, both lifeboats proceeded upriver, where they received information from another yacht, that the craft in question was now alongside at Medway Yacht Club pontoon. Having located the craft, the crew from both lifeboats gave casualty care assistance to the man until he was transferred to a Kent Ambulance. both lifeboats returned to station and were ready for service at 1635. Easterly 2.