ILB Launches, Weymouth

Sun 03 November 19

ILB launched to numerous Kite surfers in difficulties


Time Out  2019-11-03 15:00:00

Time In  2019-11-03 16:30:00

Type  Kite Surfers

Position  Portland Harbour

Helm  Tim Anderton



NMOC requested the launch of the ILB in response to a report of a person in the water, crying for help near Q Pier, Portland Harbour. There were also further reports of kite surfers in difficulty in the harbour that the CRT were gaining further information on. ILB launched, when on scene it was confirmed that the casualty had been retrieved to shore and was safe and well. The ILB assisted in retrieving the kite surfers gear before being diverted to a kite surfer, reported as missing. Shortly after arriving on scene, it was confirmed by the CRT that all missing kite surfers had been accounted for. The ILB was stood down, returned to station and made ready for the next service.