No. 309
Title: Sports boat adrift off Scabbacombe Head
Date: Mon 28th Aug 2017
Location: Scabbacombe Head, Start Bay

Launch Statistics

Time ...
of launch request: 12:51pm
to launch: 8 mins
from alert to incident: 24 mins
spent at incident: 49 mins
to recovery: 1 hour, 19 mins
back on service: 2:30pm
Conditions ...
Wind: Westerly, 1 - 6knots
Sea State: calm

The RNLI Dart D class lifeboat was tasked by the Coastguard to 3 people on board a 25ft. Sundancer sports boat with engine failure adrift near Scabbacombe head, two and a half miles east of Dartmouth. The boat was taken in tow to Dartmouth Harbour and berthed at the Dartmouth Yacht Club pontoon.
Lifeboat crew. Buster Hart, tractor driver. Stuart Millard and Crispin Brabner crew.
Launch crew. Steve Wallis, tractor driver. Caleb Brown, Aaron Spicer, Andy Pomeroy and Jamie Mathys crew.

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