ALB SHOUT 22: 04-07-2021

Incident Date04-07-2021
Launch Instruct16:00
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyLyme Bay area

Launched to assist an 8.5m yacht with two crew on board, one suffering from sea sickness and causing concern. Vessel was 10/12 miles out in Lyme Bay in a Force 6.
Two ALB crew members were transferred on board the yacht, including a Doctor, to assess the situation.
Sea conditions prevented a transfer to the ALB, so Crew remained on board and sailed the yacht back to Torquay harbour with the ALB in attendance.

(the whole event took over five hours from start-finish)

Published by Derek Hore

Torbay RNLI and Torbay RNLI fundraisers website Editor

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