Incident Summary

The Total Number of Incidents since we started recording them can be found by selecting '-Year' from the Year filter : 4703
Alternatively select a specific year to see how many Incidents were reported for that Year.
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.
6038 17/08/2006 NCI Skegness Reported liquid container on beach. HMCG attended and removed. NCI No Yes
6039 16/08/2006 NCI St Ives CG requested monitoring tow of u/s yacht MCA/HMCG No Yes
6041 13/08/2006 NCI Skegness Reported liquid container on beach. HMCG attended and removed. NCI No Yes
6040 13/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point Requested to search for w/surfer. Air ambulance called MCA/HMCG No Yes
6043 12/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point In contact with CG re surfers in trouble MCA/HMCG No Yes
6042 12/08/2006 NCI Portland Bill Assisted in hoax search for grounded yacht. Thanked by CG MCA/HMCG No Yes
6045 09/08/2006 NCI Skegness Reported jellyfish injured child. Ambulance moved to hospital NCI No No
6044 09/08/2006 NCI St Ives Reported swimmer in distress. Landed safely NCI No Yes
6046 09/08/2006 NCI Wells-next-the-Sea Reported 9 children cut-off by tide. ILB recovery. Letter re siren sent. NCI No Yes
6047 08/08/2006 NCI Skegness Reported lost child. HMCG Helo and ILB attended. Child found. NCI Yes Yes
6048 07/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point Reported kayak in trouble. Found safe NCI No Yes
6051 06/08/2006 NCI Skegness Reported abandoned child. Police attended and reunited with parents NCI No No
6050 06/08/2006 NCI St Alban's Head CG requested search for u/s motor boat. Located MCA/HMCG No Yes
6049 06/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point Assisted with medical advice via CG NCI No Yes
6052 05/08/2006 NCI Skegness Reported swimmers in difficulty. Rescued by member of public NCI No Yes
6053 04/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point Assisted search for dinghy MCA/HMCG No Yes
6055 03/08/2006 NCI Exmouth Reported drifting unoccupied dinghy. NFA NCI No Yes
6054 03/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point Relayed VHF for ILB attending capsized dinghy MCA/HMCG No Yes
6056 01/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point Monitored ILB at capsized dinghy MCA/HMCG No No
6058 31/07/2006 NCI Stepper Point Reported capsized catamaran. ILB/ helo attended NCI Yes Yes
6057 31/07/2006 NCI Skegness Reported drifting unmanned dinghy. CG attended. nfa NCI No No
6060 30/07/2006 NCI Stepper Point CG requested search for ketch. Reported entering MCA/HMCG No Yes
6059 30/07/2006 NCI Mundesley NCI relays MoP report of jetskis close to swimmers. ILB attends but unable to intercept. NCI Yes Yes
6061 24/07/2006 NCI St Ives Reported MoP cut off by tide. Lifeguards attended NCI No Yes
6063 23/07/2006 NCI Skegness Reported 2 MoP in drifting inflatable. Recovered by father. nfa NCI No Yes
6062 23/07/2006 NCI Wells-next-the-Sea Reported walker cut off by tide. ILB recovered casualty. NCI Yes Yes
6066 21/07/2006 NCI Stepper Point Monitored and advised CG of u/s RIB MCA/HMCG No Yes
6065 21/07/2006 NCI St Ives Reported MoP report of inflatable in trouble NCI No Yes
6064 21/07/2006 NCI Skegness Arranged casevac for MoP with jellyfish stings. Ambulance attended. nfa NCI No No
6067 20/07/2006 NCI Skegness Monitored and assisted EOD disposal of munition on beach. NCI No Yes
6068 18/07/2006 NCI St Ives Reported grass fire. Fire Bde attended NCI No No
6071 17/07/2006 NCI Exmouth Reported dinghy swept out by tide. Beach rescue assisted recovery NCI No Yes
6070 17/07/2006 NCI Exmouth Reported and monitored recovery of RIB with engine failure NCI No Yes
6069 17/07/2006 NCI Stepper Point Monitored ILB tow of yacht to Appledore MCA/HMCG Yes No
6072 15/07/2006 NCI Exmouth Reported dismasted dinghy and monitored recovery NCI No Yes
6073 13/07/2006 NCI Skegness Reported abandoned clothing. Helped CG and ALB search. Items passed to police. NCI Yes No
6074 12/07/2006 NCI Skegness Initiated paramedic call to injured female. NCI No No
6076 11/07/2006 NCI Wells-next-the-Sea Monitored recovery of man and dog cut off by tide MCA/HMCG No Yes
6075 11/07/2006 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded yacht. Floated off. NFA NCI No Yes
6077 09/07/2006 NCI Wells-next-the-Sea Reported riders cut off by tide. ILB embarked riders and towed horse ashore. Incident appeared on Anglian TV NCI Yes Yes


Currently 56 NCI stations are operational and manned by over 2600 volunteers keeping watch around the British Isles from Fleetwood in the North West, through Wales, to the South and East of England to Hornsea in the East Riding of Yorkshire. 

NCI watchkeepers provide the eyes and ears along the coast, monitoring radio channels and providing a listening watch in poor visibility. They are trained to deal with emergencies offering a variety of skills and experience, and full training by the NCI ensures that high standards are met.








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