ILB Launches, Weymouth

Sat 06 April 19

Both boats launch to a vessel taking water


Time Out  2019-04-06 11:30:00

Time In  2019-04-06 15:33:00

Type  Angling vessel taking water

Position  Shambles Bank

Helm  Lyle Stantiford



Both lifeboats launched to assist a 12 metre local angling catamaran with 9 persons on board that had fouled its propeller and was taking on water in the area of the Shambles bank.
Once on scene 2 crew members were transferred to the casualty with a pump to assess the situation.
With the water ingress stemmed and all safe and well on board, the ILB was released, and the ALB remained to escort the vessel to Portland Marina.
Once safely alongside the ALB was released to return to station, refuelled and made ready for service.