ALB Launches, Weymouth

Wed 20 June 18

Yacht suffering rudder failure


Time Out  2018-06-20 03:00:00

Time In  2018-06-20 05:30:00

Type  Yacht suffering rudder failure

Position  7' ENE Portland Bill

Coxswain  Tye Shuttleworth

Mechanic  Phil Hansford


NMOC requested launch of ALB to 38ft sailing vessel which had suffered rudder failure in a position 7nm ENE of Portland Bill Lighthouse. Vessel had 2 persons on board and had made a Pan Pan broadcast. The vessel was located by the ALB and taken under tow to Weymouth Harbour arriving at 0457.