ALB Launches, Weymouth

Sat 31 July 21

Both Lifeboat launch to search for a Missing swimmer


Time Out  2021-07-31 20:00:00

Time In  2021-07-31 20:20:00

Type  Swimmer

Position  Weymouth Bay

Coxswain  Andy Sargent

Mechanic  Jules Hutchings


Solent C.G requested Lifeboat assistance to a report of a person swimming out from the beach after consuming several pints and his friends had lost sight of him.
Both lifeboats were authorised to launch.
The ILB was crewed and slipped first, but as they arrived on scene it was confirmed a PWC providing safety cover to a paddle boarding event had picked the casualty up and returned him to shore.
All units where stood down to return to station