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Kite Surfer in Need of Assistance Weymouth Bay
While on routine exercise the ILB was made aware by a kite surfer that a windsurfer had broken his mast and was in need of assistance. The ILB informed the coastguards of the situation and closed the windsurfers position
Broken Down Dive RIB ashore in Balaclava Portland
Weymouth ILB launched to a Pan Pan from a broken down diver RIB with 4 persons on board drifting towards the shore in Balaclava Portland. Another dive boat responded to the initial call and once on scene sent a portable VHF and rope to the vessel
Report from the NMOC of a person stuck in a cave near Lulworth Cove
Weymouth ILB launched to a report from the NMOC of a person stuck in a cave near Lulworth Cove. Lulworth Coastguard IRT were also tasked.
55’ cabin cruiser with 10 persons on board
Weymouth ILB launched to assist a 55’ cabin cruiser with 10 persons on board that had run aground on the ‘Mixen’ just outside Weymouth Harbour.
Para glider on the beach
Weymouth ILB paged at the request of Solent Coastguards to a report of a Para glider that had landed on the beach between “White Nose & Bats Head and could not get off the beach.
20’ cabin cruiser broken down
Weymouth ILB paged at the request of Solent Coastguards to a report of a broken down cabin cruiser with 2 persons on board in the area of Portland Harbour. ILB launched & located the vessel off Church Ope Cove.
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