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Summary of Incidents 2011

Year ending

Number of incidents

Persons rescued

To Aug 8th 2011

77

188

31st Dec 2010

51

108

    Details of latest Incidents

INCIDENT NUMBER.

DATE

TIME

INCIDENT

LOCATION

PERSONS
ASSISTED

MAINLAND OR ISLAND

TYPE

1

30 Jan

11:30

Alerted by HMCG by phone to assist yacht aground on Ryde sands. Launched to assist but vessel refloated off the bank before our arrival

Ryde sands

-

mainland

Yacht

2

12 Feb

14:05

Paged by HMCG to investigate 3 people cut off by tide on Demnigoes bank. Found that they were fishermen with waders who were not in danger

Shingle bank off Puckpool

3

Island

Misc

3

19 Feb

13:13

Tasked by HMCG to investigate semi submerged vessel off Lee on the Solent. Identified that object was a tree trunk. Towed it ashore as a potential hazard to shipping

Lee on the Solent

-

Mainland

Misc

4

6 March

22:24

Paged by HMCG to go to assistance of RIB Karenza with engine failure east of Ryde pier. Reached casualty but assistance not required as engine restarted

Off Ryde Sands

2

Mainland

Motorboat

5

13 March

10:06

Launched to go to yacht Sunsail 16 aground on Ryde Sands.  Towed vessel into deep water and checked that all OK

Ryde Sands

7

Mainland

Yacht

6

13 March

15:35

Whilst on patrol went to the assistance of RIB Prestige aground on Ryde Sands. Towed off bank and found damaged prop and engine failure.  Towed to Hill Head where tow handed to Hamble Life Boat.

Ryde Sands

4

Mainland

Motor boat

7

27 March

15.15

Paged by HMCG to assist people cut off by in coming tide.  Assistance not required as people made their own way to shore.

Ryde Sands

0

Island

Misc

8

30 March

09.26

Paged by HMCG to go to the aid of motor boat (5.7 m) with engine failure west of Ryde pier.  Attempted to restart engine but when failed, towed casualty to Langstone harbour

West of Ryde Pier

2

Mainland

Motor boat

9

31st March

18.21

Paged by HMCG to assist person stuck on outer Ryde Sands.  Stood by but assistance not required as person came ashore unaided.

Ryde Outer Sands

0

Island

Misc

10

10th April

13.36

Paged by HMCG to assist motor cruiser on fire at Fort Gilkicker. Later stood down as fire extinguished and police launch was escorting casualty into Portsmouth.

Off Fort Gilkicker

0

Mainland

Motor boat

11

10th April

14.14

Called to assist four people in the water on St. Helens Fort. Rescued people and took to St. Helens Church Marker where they were met by ambulance.

St. Helens Fort

4

Island

Misc

12

11th April

17.00

Paged by HMCG to assist 25 foot speed boat White Lighting with engine failure.  Rendered first aid to cold and sea sick crew of casualty and towed vessel to Langstone Harbour after transferring 2 crew ashore on Island.

East Priory Bay

5

Mainland

Motor boat

13

15th April

09.40

Paged by HMCG to investigate sighting of life raft east of Wootton Creek. Located object which was found to be a tent and recovered it from St. Helens car ferry.  Carried out search of area to check for any other objects.

East of Wootton Creek

0

Island

Misc

14

16th April

15.35

Launched to go to aid of boat on fire at the entrance to Portsmouth harbour.  With fire under controlled towed casualty to Camber Dock were fire brigade were waiting.

Entrance to Portsmouth Harbour

3

Mainland

Motor boat

15

23rd April

13.32

Paged by HMCG to assist persons cut of by the tide on Ryde Sands.  Launched but not required as people made their own way to shore.

Ryde Sands

0

Island

Misc

16

25th April

14.33

Phoned by HMCG to investigate hazard to navigation off Wootton.  Found hazard which was a log and towed it to Fishbourne.

Wootton North Cardinal

0

Island

Misc

17

24th May

17:43

Launched to go to the assistance of a Kite surfer in difficulties off Ryde sands. Recovered the kite surfer and craft and ferried him to HQ and gave hot drink

Ryde Sands

1

Island

Surfer

18

25th May

19:01

Paged by HMCG to rescue person in water from capsized Jet ski. Picked up casualty and towed his craft to Ryde Harbour and also recovered another vessel which had tried to assist but had fouled his prop

Ryde Sands

6

Island

Jet ski

Motor boat

19

30th May

14:00

Paged by HMCG to assist boat aground on Ryde sands west of Ryde Pier. Unable to tow off but laid out anchor. Returned 6 hrs later and towed clear of sands

West Ryde Sands

4

Mainland

Yacht

20

31st May

16:34

Tasked by HMCG to assist vessel with engine failure at N Sturbridge buoy. Stood down during launch as vessel managed to restart engine

N Sturbridge buoy

-

Mainland

Motor boat

21

2nd  June

14:59

Launched to go to assistance of 2 children in a small inflatable drifting out to sea. Rescued the casualties  and returned them to eastern sands

½ mile off Ryde Harbour

2

Island

Inflatable

22

4th June

12:27

Whilst on Patrol assisted jet ski with fouled prop. Towed ashore and freed prop.

Off canoe lake beach

1

Island

Jet ski

23

4th June

14:12

Whilst on Patrol assisted capsized jet ski with 3 people on board. Brought 1 person ashore

Off canoe lake beach

3

Island

Jet ski

24

11th June

15:20

Paged by HMCG to assist  Motor boat aground on Ryde sands; Brought 2 crew ashore suffering from sea sickness, towed casualty into deep water but she had engine failure so towed to Cowes

Ryde Sands

5

Island

Motor boat

25

11th June

17:26

Tasked by HMCG to assist Kayaker in difficulties off the Warner Buoy . Recovered the casualty and craft and returned them to Appley where a waiting Ambulance checked him out

Warner Buoy

1

Island

Canoe

26

15th June

19:59

Paged by HMCG to go to the assistance of Vulnerable person in the sea. Rescued the casualty and rendered first Aid until ambulance arrived

Ryde sands

1

Island

Bather

27

21st June

13:40

Paged by HMCG to assist yacht aground off Ryde Sands. Towed into deepwater and then on to Cowes as he had engine and standing rigging failure

Ryde sands

1

mainland

Yacht

28

21st June

17:18

Tasked by HMCG to assist capsized Laser dinghy in Stokes bay. Righted craft and towed to nearest shore

Stokes bay

1

mainland

Dinghy

29

25th June

13:10

Round the island Race; Tasked by HMCG to go to assistance of capsized catamaran off Bembridge with people in water. RR1 provided safety cover but casualties recovered by Bembridge lifeboat

Bembridge

-

Mainland

Yacht

30

25th June

13:25

Round the island Race; Tasked by HMCG to go to assistance of capsized Trimaran off Sands head Post

Crew recovered by Gosport Lifeboat with RR1 assisting

Ryde Sands head Post

5

Mainland

Yacht

31

25th June

13:53

Round the Island Race; Tasked by HMCG to go to assistance of yacht  White Martha with fouled steering.  Gave assistance and casualty proceeded on it way

Off Ryde Sands

5

Mainland

Yacht

32

25th June

14:47

Round the Island Race. RR1 went to assistance of 37 ft yacht aground on Ryde Sands Towed  into deep water

Ryde sands

7

Mainland

Yacht

33

25th June

15:30

Round the Island Race. RR1/RR2 went to assist Gosport Lifeboat tow capsized trimaran Orca G to a safe haven . Returned at 17:33 to tow further inshore

Off Ryde Sands

-

Mainland

Yacht

34

25th June

15:35

Round the Island Race. RR1 went to assistance of Yacht Siam aground on Ryde Sands towed into deep water

Ryde Sands

4

Mainland

Yacht

35

25th June

16:36

Round the Island Race; Tasked by HMCG to go to assistance of yacht  Spirit of Scott Bardor at anchor off St Helens Fort;  Gave limited assistance but was then released by HMCG

St Helens fort

6

Mainland

Yacht

36

25th June

17:58

Round the Island Race Tasked by HMCG to go to assistance of Yacht Artican with broken rudder and out of fuel. Towed initially to Ryde harbour but then on towards Cowes where tow was taken over by a race Support boat

Off Ryde Pier

3

Island

Yacht

37

26th June

07:12

Paged by HMCG to go to the assistance of a fishing vessel, broken down North of Ryde pier in thick fog. Located the casualty and towed into Ryde Harbour

½ mile north of Ryde Pier

3

Island

Motor boat

38

26th June

11.31

Tasked by HMCG to find RIB lost in the fog off Ryde sands. Located the casualty  and escorted him into deep water

Ryde Sands

3

Island

Motor Boat

39

26th June

14:28

Tasked by HMCG to locate Yacht reported aground at Kings Quay. Found the Yacht  Spectrum and towed into deep water

¼ mile from Kings Quay

2

Mainland

Yacht

40

26th June

15:00

Tasked by HMCG to locate motor boat lost in fog off Ryde sands. Located the casualty in the “lagoon” and brought ashore 4 people suffering from tiredness and lack of food. Escorted the vessel into deep water and set on course for Seagrove bay

Ryde Sands

6

Mainland

Motorboat

41

28th  June

15:20

Paged by HMCG to assist motorboat aground on Ryde Sands. Towed into deep water and then towed to Cowes as he had a damaged prop

Ryde Sands

4

Island

Motorboat

42

4th July

14:35

Paged by HMCG to assist 23ft Yacht Zara with engine failure off Wootton Creek. Located casualty and towed to Ryde Harbour

North of Wootton Creek

2

Mainland

Yacht

43

5th July

14:02

Assisted Police in looking for missing 14 year old boy. Launched and did search of foreshore but boy found well ashore

Ryde Sands

1

Island

Misc

44

8th July

12:15

Tasked by HMCG to assist dismasted 36ft Yacht Nokomis near Horse Sands Fort.  Cut free some of the rigging and then escorted the causality towards Chichester

East of Horse Sands Fort

4

Mainland

Yacht

45

8th July

14:07

Tasked by HMCG to assist 27 ft Yacht Sea Lady with engine failure South of Eastney. Treated crew for sea sickness and towed causality to Hayling Island Ferry pontoon

East of Eastney Submarine Barrier

2

Mainland

Yacht

46

8th July

20:46

Tasked by HMCG to respond to 999 call for 2 windsurfers in difficulties off Ryde. Located the windsurfers who were OK in shallow water

Off Ryde Foreshore

-

Island

Windsurfer

47

13th July

10:28

Paged by HMCG to go to the aid of a 16ft dory with engine failure off Ryde Pier. Located the vessel and towed into Ryde Harbour

End of Ryde Pier

2

Mainland

Motor Boat

48

14th July

16:50

Tasked by HMCG to assist a 20ft Cabin motorboat Kitkat with engine failure off Ryde Pier. Located the casualty and towed him to Cowes.

North of Ryde Pier

6

Island

Motor Boat

49

14th July

17:30

Using the Launch Vehicle and a swimmer went to assistance of a drifting dinghy off Ryde sands. Reached the dinghy and towed him to a place of safety

Ryde sands

3

Island

Dinghy

50

15th July

12:42

Tasked by HMCG to assist a 19 ft Motorboat Lady Vera broken down NE of Ryde Pier. Unable to rectify the problem so towed the vessel  to  Wootton Creek

NE of Ryde Pier

5

Island

Motor Boat

51

15th July

15:07

Tasked by HMCG to assist a rowing dinghy with a lost rowlock. Towed to shore at  Seaview

Seaview Duver

1

Island

Dinghy

52

16th July

15:30

Tasked by HMCG to assist motorboat drifting under Ryde Pier. Took craft in tow and towed to Ryde Harbour

Ryde Pier

2

Island

Motor Boat

53

16th July

16:31

Whilst on Patrol went to assistance of 37 ft Yacht Cheeky Monkey aground on Ryde sands. Brought owner ashore suffering from shock. Later as tide rose refloated, returned owner to his boat and towed to Gosport Marina

Ryde Sands

1

Mainland

Yacht

54

18th July

10:44

Paged by HMCG to assist  a 2nd WW Torpedo boat reported on fire off N Sturbridge buoy. Checked that crew all OK and in no immediate danger and then assisted Bembridge Lifeboat who later arrived on scene to transfer crew to the lifeboat. Stood by until Bembridge Lifeboat had vessel under tow. (the “fire” was in fact a broken hot water pipe which resulted in clouds of steam)

3 cables south of Nth Sturbridge buoy

10

Mainland

Motor Boat

55

22nd  July

15:41

Tasked to a vessel attached to a Lobster Pot.  Vessel cleared of what turned out to be a marker pot.

West of Ryde Pier

2

 

 

56

24th July

10:59

Tasked by HMCG to 23ft motor vessel broken down E of NML Fort.  Towed to Camber Dock

E of No Mans Land Fort

4

 

 

57

24th July

12:56

Tasked by HMCG to 7.5m Rib Seadogz broken down between the forts.  Towed vessel to moorings off Seaview.

Between the Forts

5

 

 

58

24th July

14:36

Missing Child reported, search conducted and child located safe and well and reunited with mother.

Appley Beach

1

 

 

59

24th July

17:50

Swimmer reported in difficulty of Hovercraft slip.  RR1 Launched and escorted swimmer ashore

East of Ryde Pier

1

 

 

60

28th July

14:02

Tasked by HMCG to 2 Girls in an inflatable drifting out to sea off Browndown.  Located girls and returned ashore

Browndown

2

 

 

61

28th July

14:25

Missing child reported, search conducted and child located and reunited with mother

Appley Seafront

1

 

 

62

29th July

12:45

Launched to a paddleboarder struggling in the Swashway with the tide.  Located paddleboarder and returned to Seaview beach

Entrance to Portsmouth harbor

1

 

 

63

30th July

11:06

Self Launched to a 24ft yacht broken down West of Ryde pier.  Towed vessel Albion to Ryde Harbour

West of Ryde Pier

1

 

 

64

30th July

14:40

Tasked by HMCG to the 27ft motorcruiser Kayden broken down off Ryde.  Put to anchor as unable to get into Ryde and then towed into Ryde harbour the following day.

Ryde Sands

4

 

 

65

31st July

13:10

Self Launched to a capsized Jetski off of Puckpool.  Recovered 3 persons from the water and took jetski ashore

Puckpool point

3

 

 

66

31st July

14:20

Missing child reported, search conducted and child located using quad and reunited with parents

Ryde Beach

1

 

 

67

31st July

16:46

Launched to a motor boat aground on Ryde Sands, towed off bank and then waited for incoming tide to enter Ryde harbor

Ryde Sands

2

 

 

68

1st August

11:14

Phonecall to assist 23ft yacht Glad Tidings broken down outside Ryde Harbour.  Towed vessel into Ryde Harbour

Harbour channel

1

 

 

69

2nd August

13:20

Tasked by HMCG to 23ft yacht Knot Moody broken down between the Forts.  Towed vessel to Gosport Marina

Between the forts

2

 

 

70

2nd August

16:52

Tasked to a Jetski broken down in Ferry Channel.  Towed vessel to Lee on the Solent Slip

Fishbourne

2

 

 

71

3rd August

13:10

Child reported missing from harbour beach.  Search commenced and child located and crew stood down

Harbour Beach

2

 

 

72

4th August

15:15

Tasked by HMCG to vessels in collision off Stokes Bay.  Located vessel Whiskers, checked vessel for integrity then towed to Gosport boat yard to be towed out.

Stokes Bay

2

 

 

73

6th August

11:44

Tasked by HMCG to the cuddy boat Grouse which had sunk off Seaview.  Towed vessel to Springvale beach and handed over to Ryde Coastguard team

Seaview Duver

-

 

 

74

7th August

00:45

Paged by HMCG to 18ft Fishing vessel Plodder aground on Ryde Sands.  Towed vessel into deeper water, brought one young female ashore due to suffering from the cold and due to vessel losing Rudder towed to the Folly, East Cowes

Ryde Sands

3

 

 

75

7th August

16:52

Self Launched to a windsurfer waving for help after breaking his rigging.  Recovered on to RR1 and then returned ashore at Seaview

SE of NML Fort

1

 

 

76

8th August

14:30

Tasked by HMCG to investigate reports of a dismasted yacht by the SW Ryde Middle Buoy.  Vessel located and already being towed by a Cowes Safety vessel Rib

SW Ryde Middle buoy

-

 

 

77

8th August

15:10

Flagged down by 22ft sailing vessel Magic Bus that had lost steering.  Towed vessel to the Folly

Osborne Bay

4

 

 

 

 

  Summary of Incidents 2010

Year ending

Number of incidents

Persons rescued

31st Dec 2010

47 (to 25th Oct)

103

31st Dec 2009

83

271

    Details of Incidents

INCIDENT NUMBER.

DATE

TIME

INCIDENT

LOCATION

PERSONS
ASSISTED

MAINLAND OR ISLAND

TYPE

1

1st Jan

2:25

Contacted by HMCG to investigate Surf boarder reported to be in difficulties. Assistance not required as surf boarder was coping well with the conditions

Ryde Sands

-

Island

Surfer

2

31st Jan

11:00

Tasked by HMCG to investigate floating object off Ryde Pier, considered to be a hazard to shipping. Located the object, a Tree trunk, and towed it to shore at the Recue Centre

2 cables North of Ryde Pier

-

Island

Misc

3

12th March

15:00

Paged by HMCG to assist 32ft Yacht Just Jazz aground on Ryde sands. Towed vessel off sands and into deep water

Ryde sands

4

mainland

Yacht
Mr Rajen Shah

4

14th March

15:44

Paged by HMCG to investigate person on the outer bank reported to be in the water. Drove Lifeboat to edge of water on outer bank and checked out reported casualty who was not in the water and was OK

Ryde sands

1

Island

Bather

5

18th March

13:08

Paged by HMCG to investigate Houseboat fire in Wootton Creek. Launched and stood by on scene assisting Fire and Coastguard services

Wootton Creek

1

Island

Misc

6

27th March

20:07

Car stuck on Ryde sands in front of HQ. Used tractor to pull it clear of danger and back onto Esplanade

Appley sands

1

mainland

Misc

7

3rd April

17:30

Kite Surfer in difficulties on outer sand bank. Used Launch vehicle to reach him and return him to point of safety on esplanade

Ryde sands outer bank

1

Island

Surfer

8

4th April

17:12

Tasked by HMCG to assist 22ft  motor cruiser with engine failure; Towed to Langstone harbour

North of Ryde harbour

3

Mainland

Motor boat

9

9th April

14:55

Paged by HMCG to assist powerboat aground on Ryde Sands: Towed into deep water

Ryde outer bank

3

Mainland

Motor boat

10

13th April

 

At request of HMCG manned station and maintained visual watch during communications failure of HMCG at Lee on the Solent

Solent

 

Mainland

Misc

11

15th April

22:05

Paged by HMCG to assist 46 ft Sunseeker motor cruiser aground on Ryde sands. Put out anchor and when casualty refloated escorted to Ryde harbour

Ryde sands

3

Mainland

Motor boat

12

18th April

17:03

Tasked by HMCG to assist 17ft Motorboat with engine failure on Ryde Sands. Assisted casualty to its home base at Gosport

Ryde sands

4

Mainland

Motor boat

13

18th April

18:45

Tasked by QHM Portsmouth to investigate a sinking yacht at Spider Lake Fareham. Checked that no occupants on board and informed harbour police.

Fareham Creek

-

Mainland

Yacht

14

25th  April

16:47

Tasked by HMCG to assist 22ft motor cruiser with engine failure. Towed to Southampton water and handed casualty over to Hamble Rescue

Osborne Bay

4

Mainland

Motor boat

15

5th May

13:04

Tasked by HMCG to investigate report of capsized yacht/dinghy. Searched area but nothing found – stood down by HMCG

Off Ryde pier

-

Island

dinghy

16

8th May

12:49

Paged by HMCG to assist motor cruiser aground on Ryde sands. Towed into deep water

Ryde sands

6

Mainland

Motor boat

17

9th May

15:42

Tasked by HMCG to assist yacht aground on Ryde sands. Launched but assistance not required as casualty refloated itself

Ryde sands

-

Island

Yacht

18

15th May

13:50

Whilst on patrol assisted capsized rowing skiff. Righted the craft and returned ashore at Appley

Off Ryde Esplanade

1

Island

dinghy

19

16th May

12:19

Paged by HMCG to assist broken down RIB. Towed into Ryde harbour

N. of Ryde Harbour

2

Mainland

Motor boat

20

22nd May

14:39

Paged by HMCG and requested to clear Ryde sands of people as a fog bank was rolling in from the sea on an incoming tide

Ryde Sands

-

Island

Misc

21

23rd May

16:22

A member of public collapsed near Appley Café. Rendered assistance until ambulance came

HQ area

1

Island

First aid

22

25th May

16:15

Self launched to assist car stuck in mud endangered by incoming tide at Binstead. Unsuccessfully attempted to pull free but returned next day with tractor and towed to dry land

Binstead beach

1

Island

Misc

23

4th June

14:46

Paged by HMCG to find parents of small child found on Ryde beach. Parents found after search and reunited with child

Appley beach

1

Island

Lost child

24

19th June

13:02

Tasked by HMCG to assist Jet Ski with failed engine. Located the craft off Fishbourne and took under tow towards Hamble. Tow later handed over to Calshot Lifeboat

Peel Bank Buoy

2

Mainland

Jet ski

25

19th June

14:03

Following a collision between yacht Scamp and another Yacht in the Round the Island race, picked up the towing of Scamp from Sandown Lifeboat and continued it to Osborne Bay area where it was taken in tow by Calshot Lifeboat

SE Solent

2

Mainland

Yacht

26

26th June

12:45

Requested by Ryde Lifeguards to assist in search for missing child. After a short search the child was found and reunited with its parents

Appley Beach

1

Island

Lost child

27

23rd June

16:40

Tasked by HMCG to assist 28 ft yacht aground on Ryde sands. Used tractor to check that all OK and happy to await incoming tide.

100 m off Ryde harbour

6

Mainland

Yacht

28

9th July

18:40

Paged by HMCG to assist a speed boat broken down west of Ryde Pier. Located the craft and towed it to RVYC at Fishbourne.

West Ryde Sands

1

Island

Motor boat

29

10th July

16:30

Paged by HMCG to search for 2 missing children on Ryde Sands. Children found at waters edge ½ mile from Esplanade and reunited with its parents

Ryde sands off Appley

2

Island

Lost child

30

13th July

2010

Paged by HMCG to assist recover person in the water near Ryde pier. Stood down during launch sequence as police had recovered the person unaided

Western Esplanade

-

Island

Misc

31

17th July

08:00

Paged by HMCG to assist 26ft yacht Occurrence aground on the outer Ryde sand bank. Laid out anchor and later assisted to tow off bank on incoming tide

200m NW of sands head post

3

Mainland

Yacht

32

17th July

12:00

Whilst returning from incident 31 above, went to the assistance of a 26ft Yacht Emma also aground on Ryde sands. Put line on board and towed into deep water

50m NW of sands head post

5

Mainland

Yacht

33

24th July

16:07

Tasked by HMCG to rescue small inflatable dinghy off Ryde Sand which had broken an oar and was out of control. Recovered the dinghy and also another on the way back which was unable to combat the strong off shore wind and returned them to a place of safety onshore. Took two of dinghies crew to HQ and treated them for mild hypothermia

Off Appley beach

6

Island

inflatable

34

31st July

19:30

Paged by HMCG to assist 16ft Fetcher Motor boat with engine failure. Took in tow towards Bembridge but unable to reach the Harbour due to low tide. Put vessel on mooring at Seaview. Returned crew to HQ where two of them where treated for mild Hypothermia in waiting ambulance

Off Ryde Sands

4

Island

Motor boat

35

20th  Aug

18:15

Paged by HMCG to go to the aid of a Fletcher 15 speedboat with Engine failure. Towed casualty to Gosport and beached the craft

Mother bank

2

mainland

Motor boat

36

21st Aug

01:00

Paged by HMCG to assist person in water off Binstead beach. Carried out search but person found by Police safe on shore. Continued search until Police confirmed all Persons accounted for.

Players Beach Binstead

1

Island

Misc

37

25th Aug

13:55

Went to the assistance of a Jet ski aground near Puckpool . Using the tractor took trailer to casualty and assisted to load Jet ski on it. Towed back to Appley

Off Puckpool Park

1

Island

Jetski

38

2nd Sept

18:13

Paged by HMCG to investigate a drifting dinghy off Ryde pier. Located dinghy and towed to Ryde harbour where it was handed back to the owner

2 Cables north of Ryde Pier

1

Island

Dinghy

39

3rd Sept

11:59

Paged by HMCG to assist 29 ft yacht Tempest aground on Ryde sands. Towed casualty into deep water where it continued its journey.

Ryde Sands

3

mainland

Yacht

40

4th Sept

13:20

Tasked by HMCG to assist Sunsail 42 yacht aground on Ryde sands. Checked that all was OK and stood by as casualty refloated her self on incoming tide

Ryde Sands

5

mainland

Yacht

41

5th Sept

16:00

Whilst on exercise went to the aid of an 18 ft motor boat aground at the entrance of Southsea Marina. Towed into deep water and onto Eastney slip where trailing was waiting

Langstone Harbour

4

mainland

Motor boat

42

8th Sept

12:21

Requested by HMCG to search for missing swimmer off Appley beach. .Carried out search but swimmer found safe on beach

Off Appley beach

1

Island

Swimmer

43

19th Sept

17:46

Tasked by HMCG to investigate 45ft yacht Thalaca aground on Ryde sands. Checked that all was OK and stood by as casualty refloated her self on incoming tide

Ryde Sands

4

mainland

Yacht

44

10th Oct

10:56

Launched to assist 37ft Yacht Sunsail 10 aground on Ryde Sands. Assisted in floating off the casualty from the bank and escorted into deep water

Ryde Sands

8

mainland

Yacht

45

11th Oct

21:08

Paged by HMCG to conduct a shoreline search on Ryde sands for person in distressed condition. Person found safe ashore before search could be initiated

Ryde Sands

-

island

Misc

46

13th Oct

15:02

Paged by HMCG to investigate 18ft cuddy cruiser Highland Lassie aground at Puckpool. Towed off beach and into Ryde harbour

Puckpool Point

2

Island

Motor Boat

47

16th Oct

13:42

Paged by HMCG to investigate 32ft Yacht Hiahong aground on Ryde sands. Towed vessel off bank and into deep water

Ryde sands

2

mainland

Yacht