Launch to broken down 23 ft motor cruiser

Launch No: 173
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Saturday, 8 June 2013
Location: Redlap Cove. Start Bay

Dart RNLI inshore lifeboat was tasked by the Coastguard to the asistance of the 23 ft. motor cruiser Trojan that had broken down at Redlap Cove with one person on board, after no other craft had answered his Pan Pan call. The lifeboat attended and towed the boat back to Noss Marina in a freshening wind. Lifeboat crew: Buster Hart helmsman. Jamie Mathys and Steve Wallis crew. Launch crew: Tony Rendle Tractor driver. Kevin Murphy crew.


Request Received 5:14pm
Time at incident 48 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 26 minutes
Back on Service 6:50pm


Sea/River State Slight
Wind Direction South-Southeast
Wind Strength 7-10 knots

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