Launch No: 37
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Thursday, 27 August 2009
Location: Blackpool Sands, Start Bay.
The Coastguard requested that the ILB launch to assist when 4 people were thrown into the sea as they attempted to beach their 16ft speedboad on Blackpool Sands. The RNLI Lifeguards on the beach had assisted them to the shore and the ILB crew righted and recovering the boat before returning it to Dartmouth.
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