38 ft yacht loses power in Start bay.

Launch No: 19
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Sunday, 26 October 2008
Location: Castle Ledge buoy, Dart estuary.

A 38ft yacht was motoring towards the Dart estuary when she broke down and lost all electrical power. The Berlinder of Hove was able to put a tow on the casualty and tow her into the estuary. The ILB then took over the tow and returned the yacht to her berth at Sandquay.


Request Received 6:57am
Time at incident 40 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 9 minutes
Back on Service 8:25am


Sea/River State Moderate
Wind Direction South
Wind Strength 18 knots

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