Search for overdue canoeists

Launch No: 61
Sunday, 2 May 2010
Location: River Dart. Search area from Lower Ferry to Steamer Quay Totnes.

The Coastguard requested a search for two overdue canoeists who had left Steamer Quay at Midday. They were located ashore at Dittisham fit and well.

Time

Request Received 5:26pm
Time at incident 4 minutes
Time to recovery 37 minutes
Back on Service 6:20pm

Conditions

Sea/River State River Choppy
Wind Direction North-Northeast
Wind Strength 8-16 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Shore Crew

Station address

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

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9 South Embankment (Ground Floor)
Dartmouth
Devon TQ6 9BH

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