Incident - Submerged Dinghy
Sunday 3 September Watchkeepers Mo Kendall and Gordon Betteridge spotted partially submerged dinghy in channel floating out to sea. Position (near No 10 buoy) passed to Solent CG. CG mobile patrol requested current position and Exmouth ILB sighted searching for dinghy. Current position again passed to Solent CG. Dinghy located by ILB and towed to beach above HW mark.
Incident - Lost Child
Sunday 27 August Watchkeepers Maggie Quaddy and Ruth Burnett contacted by member of public (MoP) reporting boy aged 2-3 years who had attached himself to her group on the beach. No sign of the boy's family but he didn't seem upset. Watchkeepers observed boy on the beach and telephoned police giving details. MoP returned to Tower saying mother had reclaimed child. Police informed and no further action taken.
From Monday 4 September Exmouth Coastwatch will be open from 1000hrs until 1800hrs, continuing our service to both the boating community and beach users of the Exe estuary.