Assisted motor cruiser adrift at Stoke Gabriel.

Launch No: 03
Craft: Bob Savage D-520
Sunday, 17 February 2008
Location: River Dart, off Stoke Gabriel.

A 16 foot motor cruiser with two adults on board, on passage from Totnes, lost power in both engines and requested help from the Coastguard. The vessel was easily identified, adrift off Stoke Gabriel, and was towed to Dittisham where contact was made with the shore based CG team.


Request Received 4:12pm
Time at incident 30 minutes
Time to recovery 58 minutes
Back on Service 5:28pm


Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction East
Wind Strength 10 knots

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