ALB Launches, Weymouth


Thu 13 April 17

Weymouth ALB launched to assist a 17 metre yacht that had issued a ‘PAN PAN’

   

Time Out  2017-04-13 17:25:00

Time In  2017-04-13 18:45:00

Type  Yacht Broken Down

Position  14' SW Portland Bill

Coxswain  Andy Sargent

Mechanic  Nigel Coulton

 

Weymouth ALB launched to assist a 17 metre yacht that had issued a ‘PAN PAN’ suffering engine failure 14’ SW of Portland Bill.

RFA Wave Ruler had responded to the initial call. Once on scene the RFA vessel had deployed there sea boat, with a mechanic on board to see if they could fix the problem.

Whilst the ALB was on passage to the scene, the RFA vessel told the C.G’s that the engine had been restarted.

The yacht then proceeded on her passage towards Dartmouth. The ALB was released to return to station.