Incident - Engine Failure
Sunday 6 August Watchkeepers John Cox and Andrew Hinton contacted by Solent CG to keep an eye on vessel bearing 140 degrees 4 miles from Tower with no power and needing tow. CG call for any vessel to assist. Exmouth AWL launched and took vessel under tow into harbour.
Incident - Children On Inflatable
Monday 31 July Watchkeepers John Cox and Val Ayling contacted by Solent CG requesting observation of two children reported to be floating out to sea on a rubber ring. Also contacted by RNLI with similar request. Nothing sighted. ILB launched to investigate and reported that MoP who first raised the alarm had seen the children come ashore assisted by a swimmer who had gone to their aid.
And Another One ......
Thanks to our Trainers and congratulations to John Fendick on becoming our newest Watchkeeper - nearly into double figures for the year to date!!