No. 302
Title: Fishing boat drifting near rocks
Date: Thu 10th Aug 2017
Location: Meg's Rocks. Combe Bay. Start Bay.

Launch Statistics

Time ...
of launch request: 7:34am
to launch: 12 mins
from alert to incident: 16 mins
spent at incident: 25 mins
to recovery: 1 hour, 13 mins
back on service: 9:05am
Conditions ...
Wind: Northerly, 6-10 knots
Sea State: Calm

A single handed local fisherman was unable to restart either of the two outboards on his 15ft day boat and was drifting towards Meg's Rocks. The lifeboat crew reached him within 10 minutes of the pagers sounding. The boat was towed to the Dart Yacht Club pontoon.
Lifeboat crew. Yorkie Lomas, helmsman. Katy Locke and Lee Darch crew.
Launch crew. Karl Guess, tractor driver. Tom Shanley and Jamie Barker crew

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