Injured yachtsman brought ashore.

Launch No: 78
Tuesday, 17 August 2010
Location: Dartmouth harbour. Visitor's pontoon opposite to the Double steps.

A member of the crew of yacht Marquis had slipped whilst preparing the yacht for departure from Dartmouth and struck his head against a winch. The lifeboat transferred the casualty to an ambulance on the Kingswear Lower Ferry slip and he was taken to Torbay Hospital for observation. The crew of the lifeboat were helmsman Tony Chapman, with Haydn Glanvill and Yorkie Lomas.

Time

Request Received 4:58am
Time at incident 47 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 42 minutes
Back on Service 6:45am

Conditions

Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction
Wind Strength

Lifeboat Crew

Shore Crew

Station address

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

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