ALB Launches, Weymouth

Thu 04 October 18

ALB launched to assist a 21' sports fishing boat


Time Out  2018-10-04 09:30:00

Time In  2018-10-04 13:30:00

Type  Private angling boat

Position  11' WSW Portland Bill

Coxswain  Nick Massey

Mechanic  Phil Hansford


Solent coastguards request Lifeboat assistance to a Pan Pan call from a 21’ sports fishing boa,t broken down, with 2 persons on board 11’ WSW of Portland Bill.
ALB paged and launched.
Once on scene a tow rope was passed, and the vessel towed back towards Weymouth
At the harbour entrance, the vessel was brought alongside the Lifeboat, and towed up the harbour and moored safely on a visitors berth with the assistance of Wyke CRT & harbour staff.
The ALB was released, refuelled and then returned to station.