Incident - Grounded Yacht
Monday 6 August Watchkeepers received call from Teignmouth NCI reporting yacht very close to Parsons Nose/Shag Rock and requesting observation from Exmouth lookout to ascertain possible grounding. No movement observed from yacht's position. After discussion with Teignmouth NCI, Solent CG informed who requested observation to continue. Local RIB from Teignmouth alongside and assisted yacht to refloat. Solent CG informed and no further action.
Incident - Swimmers In Danger
Sunday 5 August Three + swimmers observed by watchkeepers swimming across to Pole Sands in the path of vessels using the channel. Ch65 radio message also received from yacht in the vicinity reporting the danger. Solent CG informed who requested continuing monitoring and also instructed RNLI beach lifeguards to intervene. Lifeguards jet-ski established swimmers had returned to the beach. No further action.