Yacht with engine failure, towed to Kingswear

Launch No: 89
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Sunday, 19 September 2010
Location: Dartmouth Harbour

The Coastguard requested the lifeboat to assist a 32ft yacht with one on board. He was under sail but had engine failure and required assistance to berth in Kingswear. The lifeboat took the yacht in tow and took him to his mooring.


Request Received 1:19pm
Time at incident 17 minutes
Time to recovery 36 minutes
Back on Service 2:04pm


Sea/River State River Choppy
Wind Direction West-Southwest
Wind Strength 17-21 knots

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Shore Crew

Deputy Launch Authority

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RNLI Dart Lifeboat Station
Coronation Park
North Embankment
Devon TQ6 9RR

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