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Date: Sat 24 Sep 2016
Location: Checkstone buoy. The Bight. Start Bay.
Photographer: John Fenton LPO
The 36 ft.yacht Phoebe, on passage from Plymouth to Guernsey, had a disabled engine due to a rope round their prop.All three of the crew were sea sick.They decided to seek shelter in Dartmouth and requested help to enter the harbour and berth.Lifeboat crew; Buster Hart, helmsman.Yorkie Lomas and Katy Locke.Launch crew: Stuart Millard, tractor driver.Paul Manley crew.Shore helpers with yacht berthing; Mark Conroy and Dean Nettleton.
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