ALB Launches, Weymouth

Wed 12 July 17

Both boats launch to search for an emergency distress beacon signal


Time Out  2017-07-12 13:30:00

Time In  2017-07-12 16:00:00


Position  Weymouth Bay

Coxswain  Andy Sargent

Mechanic  Matt Green


Both boats launched to a search for an EPRIB distress beacon picked up via satellite in Weymouth Bay. ILB undertook a search of the indicated position and the Portland breakwaters, whist the ALB circled the indicated position at varying radius to try & DF the signal.
With nothing found the ILB return, but the ALB made passage to Chesil Cove to try to locate a DF signal there.
With nothing found in Chesil Cove the ALB was also released to return to station