Person in need of help.

Launch No: 337
Wednesday, 16 May 2018
Location: Search from Matts Point to Blackpool Sands. Start Bay

A person was reported to the Coastguard to be in need of help. The RNLI Dart inshore lifeboat was tasked to search the coastline between Matts Point and Blackpool Sands whilst the Dartmouth Coastguard SAR team searched the Blackpool Sands area. He was found by the land based team and the lifeboat was stood down.

Time

Request Received 8:10pm
Time at incident 10 minutes
Time to recovery 50 minutes
Back on Service 9:10pm

Conditions

Sea/River State Moderate Chop
Wind Direction Northwest
Wind Strength 10-16 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Rich Eggleton (Helm)
Will Davis
Yorkie Lomas

Shore Crew

Karl Guess (Tractor Driver)
Katy Locke
Stuart Millard
Ben Scrivens

Station address

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

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