Catermaran drags anchor in strong winds.

Launch No: 46
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Sunday, 1 November 2009
Location: Dartmouth Harbour

The Coastguard requested that the ILB attend a 26ft catamaran seen to be adrift in the harbour in strong winds. One anchor cable had parted and the other anchor was dragging . The ILB crew established that there was no one on board and towed her to a safe berth alongside the pontoon off the Dartmouth Boat Float.


Request Received 7:44am
Time at incident 21 minutes


Sea/River State River Choppy
Wind Direction South
Wind Strength 17-28 knots

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