32ft yacht breaks down at sea

Launch No: 126
Thursday, 18 August 2011
Location: Half a mile off entrance to Dartmouth Harbour

The Dart lifeboat was called out to assist a 32’ yacht that had broken down. The yacht “Poseidonian� with a single crew aboard had been underway for 24 hours and had experienced battery failure. She sailed into Castle range escorted by the lifeboat which then towed the yacht into the harbour. Lifeboat crew: Kevin Murphy (Helm) with Haydn Glanvill and Al Duffy crew. Launch crew: Dai Richards, Jerry Gilby

Time

Request Received 6:59am
Time at incident 35 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 11 minutes
Back on Service 8:25am

Conditions

Sea/River State Calm
Wind Direction Northeast
Wind Strength 10 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Shore Crew

Station address

RNLI Dart Lifeboat Station
Coronation Park
North Embankment
Dartmouth
Devon TQ6 9RR

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