Launch No: 403
Craft: Joan Bate. B-794
Thursday, 1 August 2019
Location: Blackpool Sands. Start Bay
Crew of 36ft yacht called Coastguard asking for assistance as they were aground at Blackpool sands. The RNLI Dart Atlantic 75 lifeboat was launched but stood down eight minutes after call out as the yacht had freed herself.
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