No. 298
Title: Motorboat with engine failure
Date: Tue 25th Jul 2017
Location: 3 miles South East of Blackpool Sands

Launch Statistics

Time ...
of launch request: 5:22pm
to launch: 11 mins
from alert to incident: 26 mins
spent at incident: 1 hour, 24 mins
to recovery: 1 hour, 58 mins
back on service: 7:35pm
Conditions ...
Wind: South West, 11 - 16 knots
Sea State: Mild chop

Two fishermen on board a 23ft motorboat phoned the Noss Marina requesting help as they had ongoing engine failure. The request was passed to the Dart lifeboat who informed the Coastguard and self launched. The lifeboat crew found the boat 3 miles SE of Blackpool Sands and towed them back to their home berth at Noss Marina.
Lifeboat crew. Chris Rampling, helmsman. Andy Pomeroy, Will Davis and Stuart Millard crew.
Launch crew. Simon Amphlett, tractor driver. Pete Callis, Yorkie Lomas and Tom Shanley crew.

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