ALB Launches, Weymouth

Sun 27 August 17

ALB assists 50' yacht with gearbox failure


Time Out  2017-08-27 17:30:00

Time In  2017-08-27 20:15:00

Type  Broken down Yacht

Position  1' South Portland Bill

Coxswain  Trevor Brooker

Mechanic  Phil Hansford


Weymouth ALB launched to the aid of a 50’ yacht with 4 person & a dog on-board suffering gearbox failure 1’ South of Portland Bill.
Another boat had gone to the vessels assistance, but could not tow it against the tide.
The ALB arrived on scene and assessed the situation. With no other problems apparent the ALB rigged a tow and towed the vessel safely back to harbour