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Incident Summary 2019

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 202
Glossary of Terms
FAWGI = False Alarm With Good Intent, MoP = Member of the Public, NFA = No Further Action, HMCG, CG or MCA = Coastguard,
CRT = Coastguard Rescue Team, CGOC = Coast Guard Operations Centre, ILB/ALB/LB = Lifeboats, MV = Motor Vessel, MB = Motor Boat,
ML = Motor Launch, FV = Fishing Vessel, PB = Power Boat, 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.
30209 26/05/2019 NCI Hengistbury Head Reported disabled PWC to CG. Updated when local Zapcat towed it in. nfa NCI No Yes 12774
30203 25/05/2019 NCI Worms Head Reported injured coast path walker to CG. CRT attended to casevac to hospital. NCI No Yes 012650
30205 24/05/2019 NCI Calshot Tower Reported fishing boat drifting close to main channel to CG. Southampton Patrol alerted and spoke to men in boat. NCI No Yes 012503
30199 22/05/2019 NCI Lyme Bay Reported capsized kayak to CG. Updated when occupant managed to swim to beach. nfa NCI No Yes 012347
30195 22/05/2019 NCI Nells Point Reported to CG nine MoPs potentially cutoff by flooding causeway. ILB and CRT alerted. Updated when all (just) made it to shore for 'advice' by CRT. NCI Yes Yes 012375
30167 22/05/2019 NCI Hengistbury Head Involved in recovery of body of dog over cliff and support of owner. CG, police, Vet. services and Council involved. NCI No Yes 012337
30141 20/05/2019 NCI Mablethorpe In contact with CG and Police over search for missing person. No sighting from NCI Lookout but target eventually located inland. MCA/HMCG No Yes 12109
30137 19/05/2019 NCI Gosport Reported grounded yacht to CG and QHM. Updated when she floated free on the tide. NCI No Yes 012038
30143 19/05/2019 NCI Skegness Reported to CG an MoP soundly asleep on beach with incoming tide. CRT and police attended to escort him off safely. NCI No Yes 12022
30122 18/05/2019 NCI Hengistbury Head Monitored and updated CG on disabled MB until it managed to get underway again and made harbour. NCI No Yes 11874
30129 18/05/2019 NCI Rossall Point CG requested visual check on lady chasing loose dog. Updated when she was identified as safe with recovered dog. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 11908
30130 18/05/2019 NCI Porthcawl CG requested visual sweep for large object in water reported by MoP. Target detected and confirmed as large tree trunk. FAWGI MCA/HMCG No Yes 11946
30123 18/05/2019 NCI Prawle Point CRT requested any sighting of fishermen reportedly in danger of becoming tidebound. Updated when they regained safe ground. Both LBs recalled. RNLI Yes Yes 11897
30113 17/05/2019 NCI Hengistbury Head Observed, monitored and updated CG and RNLI on safe recovery of stranded yacht and crew. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 011761
30126 17/05/2019 NCI Calshot Tower Reported downed kite surfer to CG. ILB and Solent Patrol attended to bring potential casualty safely to shore. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 11796
30128 15/05/2019 NCI Rossall Point Reported family in possible tidal danger to CG. Warning siren activated and CG updated when potential casualties returned safely to shore. NCI No Yes n/n
30102 15/05/2019 NCI Bass Point Relayed MoP report of injured calf to CG. Farmer informed. NCI No Yes n/n
30010 14/05/2019 NCI Worms Head Reported to CG two MoP and dog trapped on headland. CRT attended and ILB launched. Updated when potential casualties reached cliff top safely. NCI Yes Yes 011449
30000 13/05/2019 NCI Exmouth Reported kite surfer in difficulty to CG. Updated when passing RIB assisted. nfa NCI No Yes 11388
29967 13/05/2019 NCI Mablethorpe Monitored and updated CG on yacht with engine failure until she managed to get underway again. MCA/HMCG No Yes 11333
29978 13/05/2019 NCI Mundesley Reported possible oil pollution to CG. CRT attended to observe but slick had passed on. NCI No Yes 11386
30015 13/05/2019 NCI Hornsea Reported to CG an MoP's detection of metal objects under beach. CRT attended and found them to be beach fittings. nfa NCI No Yes 11351
29955 11/05/2019 NCI Prawle Point CG asked whether Mayday relay casualty was visual. No sighting. Subsequently found to be false alarm. nfa MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 11124
29930 09/05/2019 NCI Hengistbury Head Provided accurate position of lost liferaft and its owner to CG. Non-emergency - nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 10926
29965 08/05/2019 NCI Mablethorpe Provided accurate position of SART alert to CG for ILB to find an abandoned lifejacket which had triggered the alarm. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes n/n
29823 07/05/2019 NCI Exmouth Yacht reported grounding to NCI but would await rising tide. CG informed. nfa NCI No Yes 10792
29846 07/05/2019 NCI St Alban's Head Reported net containing 'unusual objects' to CG who informed relevant authorities. nfa by close down. NCI No Yes 10811
29789 06/05/2019 NCI Calshot Tower Monitored and updated CG on recovery of disabled yacht by local non-RNLI LB. MCA/HMCG No Yes 10701
29836 06/05/2019 NCI Mundesley Relayed MoP report of significant amount of oil on beach to CG. Local Council briefed to attend. NCI No Yes 10539
29925 06/05/2019 NCI Calshot Tower Reported grounded yacht to CG. Updated when it floated clear on rising tide. nfa NCI No Yes 10649
29907 06/05/2019 NCI Nare Point Reported to CG large item, possibly a bomb, in local cave by MoP. Updated when CRT attended and found it to be a large mooring buoy. nfa NCI No Yes 718
29822 05/05/2019 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded yacht to CG. Casualty confirmed to CG that they would wait for tide rise and were in no other trouble. nfa NCI No Yes 10534
29785 05/05/2019 NCI Porthcawl Monitored and updated CG on incident involving CRT and Police concerning disturbed MoP on cliff edge. Police No Yes 10559
29787 05/05/2019 NCI Calshot Tower CG requested directing LB to take over tow from Southampton Patrol of disabled speed boat. Tow achieved. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 10533
29938 05/05/2019 NCI St Agnes Head Reported capsized kayak to CG. ILB attended to lift hypothermic casualties to shore. NCI Yes Yes 10590
29780 04/05/2019 NCI Nells Point Reported a fire on Sully Island to CG. Fire tender, CRT and LBs attended. No casualties. nfa NCI Yes Yes 10427
29774 04/05/2019 NCI Porthcawl Reported to CG concern for 3 kayakers in gusty conditions. ILB and CRT attended and LB given updated position by NCI. Potential casualties recovered safely to shore. NCI Yes Yes 10422
29820 03/05/2019 NCI Prawle Point Provided accurate position and details of disabled yacht to CG for ILB to tow in safely. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 10324
29999 03/05/2019 NCI Folkestone Reported beach debris to CG. Local Council advised. NCI No Yes n/n
30160 03/05/2019 NCI Swanage Co-operated with CG and updated NMOC and NCI Hengistbury Head on slow progress of semi-disabled yacht. NCI No Yes 010309


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