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Incident Summary 2008

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 147
Glossary of Terms
FAWGI = False Alarm With Good Intent, MoP = Member of the Public, NFA = No Further Action, MRCC = Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre,
HMCG, CG or MCA = Coastguard, CRT = Coastguard Rescue Team, ILB/ALB/LB = Lifeboats, MV = Motor Vessel, MB = Motor Boat, ML = Motor Launch,
FV = Fishing Vessel, PWC = Personal Water Craft ("Jet Ski"), RIB = Rigid Inflatable Boat, VLCC = Very Large Crude Carrier,
UKBF = UK Border Force
Incident No. Date of Incident Station Name Incident Summary Initiated by Lifeboat involved MCA MCA No.
8068 28/06/2008 NCI Polruan Co-operated with CG to locate overdue vessel. Located and returned to harbour MCA/HMCG No Yes
8067 28/06/2008 NCI Polruan Reported position of disabled MB. CG asked Harbour Patrol to tow in. NCI No Yes
8066 28/06/2008 NCI Wells-next-the-Sea Reported injured MoP on beach. Paramedics and Air ambulance attended. NCI No Yes 129846
8065 27/06/2008 NCI Wells-next-the-Sea Involved in rescue by MoP of children in drifting dinghy. LB stood down. NFA NCI No Yes
8064 25/06/2008 NCI Rame Head MoP reported unmanned dinghy adrift. Observed and reported. CG and ILB attended. NFA NCI Yes Yes 2197
8063 25/06/2008 NCI Froward Point Observed and reported dinghy in possible danger. Passing yacht assisted on CG request. NFA NCI No Yes 2189
8062 25/06/2008 NCI Froward Point Observed and reported dinghy in possible danger. Passing yacht assisted on CG request. NFA NCI No Yes 2189
8061 22/06/2008 NCI Exmouth CG requested search for dismasted yacht. Reported position. LB attended. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 2136
8060 22/06/2008 NCI Teignmouth Reported disabled PWC. Lifeboat attended and towed in. NFA NCI Yes Yes 2148
8059 22/06/2008 NCI Newhaven NCI proactive in spotting swimmer reported in difficulties and monitoring rescue. NCI Yes Yes 2357
8058 21/06/2008 NCI Teignmouth Reported MoP face down on sandbar. ILB attended. Casualty found to be OK. NFA NCI Yes Yes 2130
8057 21/06/2008 NCI St Alban's Head Reported disabled powerboat in Round Britain race. Weymouth LB attended and towed in. NCI Yes Yes 2342
8056 19/06/2008 NCI Exmouth Reported downed windsurfer in difficulty. Beach rescue on scene as surfer landed. NFA NCI No Yes
8055 18/06/2008 NCI Folkestone Reported contact by MoP re MC being damaged by sea on pier. CG Mobile attended. NCI No Yes
8054 17/06/2008 NCI Skegness Reported swimmers in danger. ILB launched. Swimmers regained shore to be interviewed NCI Yes Yes
8053 17/06/2008 NCI Skegness Reported windsurfer in difficulties. ILB paged but surfer regained shore. NFA NCI No Yes
8052 16/06/2008 NCI Rossall Point Station members involved in assisting police in recovery of corpse on shoreline Police No No
8051 16/06/2008 NCI Gwennap Head Help given to home LB onto yacht. Station asked by CG to transmit but licence is not held. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
8050 12/06/2008 NCI Newhaven Co-operation with CG to locate disabled motor cruiser. LB towed into harbour. NFA MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 2283
8048 11/06/2008 NCI Exmouth Assisted LB to find disabled RIB. Towed in. NFA MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 128479
8046 10/06/2008 NCI Charlestown Informed CG of disabled dinghy being towed ashore by swimmers. ILB attended. NCI Yes Yes 2027
8047 10/06/2008 NCI Worms Head Relayed MoP report of injured fisherman. Sat with casualty until Cliff Rescue arrived. NCI No Yes 12836
8045 08/06/2008 NCI Nells Point Observed and reported canoeist in possible danger in moderate sea. Landed safely. NFA NCI No Yes 128003
8044 08/06/2008 NCI Polruan Co-operation with CG to locate disabled MB. Harbour patrol towed in. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes
8043 08/06/2008 NCI Worms Head Co-operation with CG to locate two missing of a coasteering party. Located safely. MCA/HMCG No Yes 128070
8042 07/06/2008 NCI Portland Bill Co-operation with CG to monitor overdue yacht. Yacht safely berthed in Weymouth. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes 2105
8041 06/06/2008 NCI Exmouth Corrected position of grounded yacht to CG. ILB attended and towed off NCI Yes Yes 1343
8040 04/06/2008 NCI Newhaven Assists LB using CallConnect to locate disabled FV. Thanked by both SCG and RNLI MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 2062
8039 24/05/2008 NCI Nells Point Reported failed jetski to CG Swansea. MVS patrol boat contacted and towed to harbour. NCI No Yes 125906
8038 24/05/2008 NCI Boscastle Requested by CG to search for missing kayak. Nothing in sight. Kayak found ashore. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes 1682
8037 14/05/2008 NCI Nells Point CG requested info on inflatable reported adrift by MoP. Reported safe arrival ashore. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes 1229
8036 10/05/2008 NCI Exmouth Reported rescue of 3 youths in drifting inflatable. Rescued by FV. Met by CG NCI No Yes
8035 08/05/2008 NCI Wells-next-the-Sea Reported distressed windsurfer. ILB recovered safely to shore. NCI Yes Yes 128008
8034 07/05/2008 NCI Polruan CG requested info on yacht showing EPIRB alarm. Clarifieed that she was racing. False alarm. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes 1365
8033 03/05/2008 NCI Wells-next-the-Sea Co-operated with HM and ILB to safely recover injured windsurfer. NCI Yes Yes 1090
8032 03/05/2008 NCI Newhaven CG requested info on unattended surfboard. Details of possible explanation passed. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes 1366
8031 02/05/2008 NCI Boscastle Coordination with CG re disabled yacht close to shore. Padstow LB attended and towed in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 1288
8030 20/04/2008 NCI Mundesley CG report 999 call re 'unmanned' hang glider. AxCG and ILB tasked. Landed safely. NFA MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
8029 16/04/2008 NCI Portland Bill CG requested watch on disabled yacht. Updates passed. ALB attended and towed in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 1192
8028 14/04/2008 NCI Teignmouth Reported inflatables blown offshore. ILB searched for possible casualities. Nil result. NCI Yes Yes 1095

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