Sailing boat requesting assistance off Beesands.

Launch No: 15
Monday, 25 August 2008
Location: Off Beesands, West of Dartmouth in Start Bay

Members of the public saw a small sailing vessel with two adults on board requesting assistance off Beesands. They notified the Coastguard who called out the ILB. The ILB was launched but stood down as they passed Redlap Cove, en route to the casualty, as a local fishing boat had rendered assistance and was towing them in.

Time

Request Received 3:03pm
Time at incident 0 minutes
Time to recovery 37 minutes
Back on Service 3:49pm

Conditions

Sea/River State Rough
Wind Direction West-Southwest
Wind Strength 25 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Shore Crew

Station address

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

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