ALB Launches, Weymouth

Fri 27 July 18

ALB assists yacht with engine failure


Time Out  2018-07-27 23:30:00

Time In  2018-07-28 02:30:00

Type  Yacht with engine failure

Position  South of Worbarrow Bay

Coxswain  Karl Sargent

Mechanic  Jules Hutchings


ALB launched at the request of Solent Coastguards to assist a 32’ yacht with 2 persons on board and suffering engine failure approximately 8’ SE of Weymouth.
Once on scene the situation was assessed. With no further problems apparent, a tow was passed and the vessel was brought safely to Weymouth where Wyke Coastguards were on scene to greeted the casualty.
ALB was released to return to station refuelled and made ready for service