ALB Launches, Weymouth

Sat 06 October 18

ALB joins multi unit search for a missing kayaker


Time Out  2018-10-06 22:45:00

Time In  2018-10-07 07:00:00

Type  Missing Kayaker

Position  Various

Coxswain  Ian Taylor

Mechanic  Phil Hansford


ALB request to launch to assist in the search of a missing kayaker.
The ALB conducted several search patterns as dictated by the NMOC.
Swange ALB, ILB, Poole ILB’s, Mudeford ILB, Yarmouth & Bembridge ALB’s also involved along with Coastguard helicopters from Lee-on-Solent, Cardiff & Newquay, & the Coastguard fixed wing aircraft. Passing merchant vessels and warships were also asked to search
With nothing found, the ALB was released to return to station