ALB Launches, Weymouth

Sun 08 August 21

ALB launched to Mayday from yacht


Time Out  2021-08-08 14:00:00

Time In  2021-08-08 16:40:00

Type  Yacht

Position  Portland Bill

Coxswain  Dan Stuttle

Mechanic  Jules Hutchings


ALB was launched to a Mayday and red flares from a 26ft yacht taking on water in Portland Race.
Once on scene an assessment of the vessel and casualties on board was made. With the yacht taking on water but able to make way and with no injuries to the two crew on board the yacht was requested to follow the ALB to take them out of the the Race. Once clear of the race a further assessment of the yacht was made and the vessel escorted to Portland Harbour The ALB subsequently returned to station where it was refuelled and made ready for further service.