Incident Summary

The Total Number of Incidents since we started recording them can be found by selecting '-Year' from the Year filter : 4943
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.
7150 18/01/2007 NCI Holehaven Alerted owner and PLA to drifting boat. Boat recovered. NCI No No
7149 18/01/2007 NCI Holehaven Alerted owner and PLA to drifting boat. Boat beached but holed. NCI No No
7151 14/01/2007 NCI Mundesley NCI relays MoP report of vandalism to beach cafe. Police attend. nfa NCI No No
7152 01/01/2007 NCI Stepper Point Requested to search for windsurfer. Detected and rescued by ILB MCA/HMCG No Yes
6002 14/12/2006 NCI Portland Bill Opened early to assist search for survivors from FV. Skipper not found. MCA/HMCG No Yes
6003 12/12/2006 NCI Portland Bill Mobile phone msg of man overboard. Assisted search. Man not found MCA/HMCG No Yes
6004 11/12/2006 NCI Prawle Point Attended walker evacuated by Air Ambulance. (Partner now a w/kpr !) NCI No Yes
6005 16/11/2006 NCI Skegness Reported red container of engine oil on beach. Fire Brigade attended. NCI No No
6006 04/11/2006 NCI Holehaven CG requested assistance with disabled motor cruiser. Assisted. Nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes
6007 03/11/2006 NCI Prawle Point Reported yacht with loose anchor. CG advised yacht and thanked NCI NCI No Yes
6008 24/10/2006 NCI Bass Point Reported MV possibly NUC. CG Tug attended to tow in. NCI No Yes
6009 23/10/2006 NCI Teignmouth Reported capsized inflatable. ILB attended. Two casualties rescued NCI Yes Yes
6010 12/10/2006 NCI Skegness Assisted search for drifting object. Kayak located. ILB attended MCA/HMCG No No
6011 08/10/2006 NCI Southend Observed crewman landed with rucksack! CG reported innocent.NFA NCI No Yes
6012 01/10/2006 NCI Exmouth Reported windsurfer in danger. Both lifeboats launched. Surfer landed NCI No Yes
6013 30/09/2006 NCI Teignmouth Reported and monitored recovery of PWC aground. NCI No Yes
6015 27/09/2006 NCI Prawle Point CG requested search for lost MoP. One not validated. Found by police MCA/HMCG No Yes
6014 27/09/2006 NCI Froward Point Monitored recovery by ALB of drifting FV MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
6017 24/09/2006 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded yacht. Floated off. NFA NCI No Yes
6016 24/09/2006 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded yacht. Floated off. NFA NCI No Yes
6018 23/09/2006 NCI Bass Point Assisted location of yacht. Lone PoB lost overboard NCI No Yes
6019 09/09/2006 NCI Folkestone Assisted in ILB saving capsized dinghy. Thanked by HMCG MCA/HMCG No Yes
6021 08/09/2006 NCI Mundesley NCI relays MoP report of beach hut vandalism to police. NCI No No
6020 08/09/2006 NCI Exmouth Reported kite surfer in difficulties. ILB launched. Casualty landed NCI Yes Yes
6022 07/09/2006 NCI Exmouth Reported and monitored swimmer in danger. Came ashore. NFA NCI No Yes
6023 04/09/2006 NCI Skegness Reported child possibly drowning. Saved by MoP. Paramedic and Ambulance casevac arranged. NCI No No
6024 03/09/2006 NCI Mundesley NCI reports possible dinghy in difficulty. ILB attends. Object found to be drifting buoy NCI Yes Yes
6025 31/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point Monitored and reported disabled yacht MCA/HMCG No Yes
6026 29/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point Assisted lost MoP NCI No No
6028 27/08/2006 NCI Bass Point CG requested search for climbers. Found. ACG attends MCA/HMCG No Yes
6027 27/08/2006 NCI Southend Reported inflatable in danger. RB2 attended and recovered to shore NCI No Yes
6029 26/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point Assisted with updates on yacht in difficulty MCA/HMCG No Yes
6030 25/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point Assisted and transported lost MsoP to their vehicles NCI No No
6031 24/08/2006 NCI Stepper Point CG requested search for dinghy. Located and reported MCA/HMCG No Yes
6033 22/08/2006 NCI Skegness Assisted rescue of inflatable drifting seaward. ILB recovered. NCI No Yes
6032 22/08/2006 NCI Skegness Assisted ILB rescue of drifting inflatable. Congratulated by HMCG MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
6035 21/08/2006 NCI Skegness Requested by HMCG to search for missing vessel. Nothing sighted MCA/HMCG No Yes
6034 21/08/2006 NCI Portland Bill Reported yacht in PB Race. LB attended. NCI thanked NCI Yes Yes
6036 20/08/2006 NCI Southend Reported kitesurfer caught in boom. SRN RB1 attended NCI No Yes
6037 19/08/2006 NCI Portland Bill CG requested monitoring of u/s MB. MCA/HMCG No 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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