Telephone for general enquiries 0300 111 1202
For press and media enquiries   0845 460 1202
Postal Address: 17 Dean Street, Liskeard,
Cornwall, PL14 4AB

Incident Summary 2019

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 73
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.
28812 16/03/2019 NCI Porthcawl Reported windsurfer in difficulty to CG. Monitored and updated when he managed to reach shore. NCI No Yes 5456
28804 14/03/2019 NCI Porthcawl Co-operated with CG to investigate MAYDAY call heard. No sighting or furher trace. Taken to be a hoax call. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 5347
28791 13/03/2019 NCI Hengistbury Head Reported concern over lone paddle boarder a long way offshore to CG, Foot patrol had no contact. Assumed to have made shore. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
28749 09/03/2019 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of significant beach debris to CG. NCI No Yes 5020
28677 02/03/2019 NCI Porthcawl CG requested visual check on large 'flotsam' reported by MoP. Object identified as seaweed. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 4500
28659 01/03/2019 NCI Porthcawl Reported large and dangerous flotsam to CG. Securite warning issued. Updated when it moved out of sight. NCI No Yes 4420
28628 27/02/2019 NCI Nare Point Reported capsized dinghy to CG. AWLB attended and returned dinghy to shore. No sign of any crew. nfa NCI No Yes 4246
28697 27/02/2019 NCI Gosport CG reported distorted Mayday received and requested any info. Updated when QHM reported no trouble. Vessel concerned stated it was a training error. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 4230
28660 27/02/2019 NCI St Ives Relayed MoP report of surfer in difficulty to CG. ILB attended to recover him to shore.with another MoP's assistance.. NCI Yes Yes 4248
28696 27/02/2019 NCI Gosport CG requested any sighting of vessel 'requiring assistance'. One craft reported under tow. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 4219
28552 26/02/2019 NCI Hengistbury Head Reported to CG two MoPs in possible trouble on Long Groyne. Updated when they managed to reach shore unaided. NCI No Yes n/n
28520 24/02/2019 NCI Hengistbury Head Monitored and updated CG on recovery of capsized RIB and another with power loss by ILB. CRT also attended MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 3971
28517 24/02/2019 NCI Mablethorpe Co-operated with CG concerning motorised para-glider reported in difficulty. CRT attended to view CCTV. Updated when paraglider resumed safe flight. MCA/HMCG No Yes 3967
28535 24/02/2019 NCI St Alban's Head Reported collapsed path walker to CG and attended the casualty with a passing medic. Ambulance alerted but stood down when injured party was fit enough to be driven home. NCI No Yes 3974
28539 24/02/2019 NCI Exmouth Reported two capsized kayakers to CG. Updated when they managed to re-board, NCI No Yes 3958
28545 24/02/2019 NCI Lyme Bay Reported swimmers in difficulty to CG. Attended on beach until CRT arrived to take over. Potential casualties taken to hospital. NCI No Yes 3948
28503 23/02/2019 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded yacht to CG. ILB attended but craft will wait for rising tide. nfa NCI Yes Yes 3844
28507 23/02/2019 NCI Hengistbury Head CG requested observation of small sports boat navigationally unsure. Updated when it moved out of sight. Incident closed when CG reported it proceeding safely. MCA/HMCG No Yes 3843
28485 22/02/2019 NCI Worms Head Relayed MoP report of surfers in trouble to CG and provided position. Situation monitored and CRT attended until potential casualties reached shore. NCI No Yes 3782
28482 22/02/2019 NCI Rossall Point Alerted by rangers sighted and reported drifting dinghy to CG. Locally NCI-owned craft contacted and towed casualty safely into marina. NCI No Yes 3768
28470 21/02/2019 NCI Porthcawl CG requested area camera scan for missing person. ILB,CRT and police helo attended. ILB also requested tracking of large flotsam. Casualty located on beach for police to recover. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 3664
28472 21/02/2019 NCI Porthcawl CG requested monitoring of large flotsam floating downstream. CRT attended. Updated final position as it passed out of sight. MCA/HMCG No Yes 3684
28457 19/02/2019 NCI Bass Point Reported ship anchored near submarine cable to BT Marine. NCI No No n/n
28471 19/02/2019 NCI Calshot Tower Reported downed kite surfer to CG. Monitored and updated when he and accompanying paddle boarder reached shore. NCI No Yes 3521
28493 19/02/2019 NCI Charmouth Off-duty watchkeeper reported 2 MoP likely to be tidebound to CG. CRT attended. Lookout opened to enable telescope to be used. Rescue helo called in to winch them to safety. NCI No Yes 3540
28527 19/02/2019 NCI Nare Point CG requested observation of drifting (unmanned) dinghy. Target located and CG updated as ILB recovered it. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 3501
28454 18/02/2019 NCI Skegness CG requested visual search for missing vulnerable MoP. Target sighted and reported but left by car before CRT arrived. MCA/HMCG No Yes 3451
28403 17/02/2019 NCI Hengistbury Head Kite surfer in difficulty kite in water, monitored by NCI until safely ashore. NCI Yes Yes 003369
28400 17/02/2019 NCI Nells Point Reported to CG 4 MoPs cut off on Island. Updated when they waded back to shore. ILB and CRT attended to 'advise'. NCI Yes Yes 3375
28393 16/02/2019 NCI Charmouth Monitored and updated rescue of beach walker stuck in mud. MCA/HMCG No Yes 32589
28395 16/02/2019 NCI Newhaven Informed CG that missing paraglider was not visible. Updated when CRT reported casualty fit and well. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 3303
28398 16/02/2019 NCI Porthcawl CG requested visual and camera search for person and dog reported 'missing'. No contact sighted. Updated when CRT reported both found safe and well. FAWGI MCA/HMCG No Yes 3248
28405 16/02/2019 NCI Mablethorpe Reported to RNLI and CG possible large debris seen on CCTV. CRT attended. Updated when found to be part of outfall. nfa FAWGI. NCI No Yes 3293
28410 15/02/2019 NCI Folkestone Reported to CG strange manoeuvres by yacht in Dover Strait. Found to all in order. nfa FAWGI NCI No Yes n/n
28390 15/02/2019 NCI Bass Point Reported to BT Marine a cargo ship anchored in close vicinity to submarine cable. NCI No No n/n
28389 14/02/2019 NCI Bass Point Provided first aid dressings to MoP to treat wife injured in fall on coast path. nfa NCI No No n/n
28345 12/02/2019 NCI Porthcawl CG requested visual check on vessel reportedly 'making smoke'. Sighting confirmed and further info found there was no problem. Subsequent MoP reports confirmed safety. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 2941
28281 11/02/2019 NCI Worms Head Watchkeeper on cliff patrol reported dog over cliff to CG. CRT and ILB attended to take dog to owners on beach. NCI Yes Yes 2887
28269 10/02/2019 NCI Mablethorpe Reported to CG a lady with a collapsed Rotweiller which she was unable to lift. CRT attended to take animal to veterinary service.. NCI No Yes 2824
28241 07/02/2019 NCI Bass Point Reported to BT Marine a cargo ship anchored yards from submerged cable. BT will take action. NCI No Yes n/n

Pages

Donate online

Donate online
NCI relies entirely upon voluntary contributions for its continuing existence and expansion. Please help us with a donation.
Read more>

Volunteering


NCI needs volunteer watchkeepers to help safeguard the lives of yachtsmen, fishermen, canoeists and other users of coastal waters.
Read more>

Find a Station


Click here to go to a map of the UK, showing the location of each station. Click a pin to show the station name, click Station Name to go to station home page.