Incident Summary

The Total Number of Incidents since we started recording them can be found by selecting '-Year' from the Year filter : 5912
Alternatively select a specific year to see how many Incidents were reported for that Year.

During 2020 all NCI stations closed for two months at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. On re-opening most stations were single-manned for the rest of the year.


Please note: NCI Canvey Island was previously know as NCI Holehaven and moved location on Monday 18 October 2021. All NCI Canvey Island Incident Summaries before that date will be in respect of NCI Holehaven at its previous location.

Glossary of Terms
FAWGI = False Alarm With Good Intent, MoP = Member of the Public, NFA = No Further Action, HMCG, CG or MCA = Coastguard, MisPer = Missing Person
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.
7021 05/09/2007 NCI Polruan Assisted vectoring of LB onto disabled yacht WILIWEN. Towed into harbour. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 103103
7022 04/09/2007 NCI St Alban's Head Reported drifting sailboard and assisted recovery by passing MC. No PoB. nfa NCI No Yes 4192
7023 02/09/2007 NCI Newhaven Assisted in recovery of disabled kitesurfer. LB attended and brought in casualty. NCI Yes Yes 104165
7024 01/09/2007 NCI Newhaven Provided accurate position of disabled yacht. LB attended and towed in. NCI Yes Yes 102637
7027 31/08/2007 NCI Portland Bill Passed accurate position of casualty to CG for LB/Helo casevac. Casualty airlifted ashore. NCI No Yes
7026 31/08/2007 NCI Portland Bill Involved with return of potential suicide to Hostel. Police, CG and Hostel staff attended . NCI No Yes
7025 31/08/2007 NCI Skegness Reported swimmers blown out on lilo. CG and RNLI attended. Casualties rescued. NCI Yes Yes
7029 28/08/2007 NCI Polruan Worked with CG ref a disabled RIB. Towed in by Harbour authority MCA/HMCG No Yes
7028 28/08/2007 NCI Polruan Sighted disabled craft waving distress. CG informed. Harbour launch towed in NCI No Yes 3377
7034 27/08/2007 NCI Skegness Assisted search for lost child. Police attended. Child found. Police No No
7033 27/08/2007 NCI Newhaven Provided accurate position of MC on fire. LB attended. Boat sank. No casualties. NCI Yes Yes 10825
7032 27/08/2007 NCI Worms Head Reported 9 MoPs cut off by tide. ILB attended. NCI Yes Yes 2972
7031 27/08/2007 NCI Folkestone Reported inflatable in danger. ILB and CG Mobile attended. MoPs returned safely. NCI Yes Yes
7030 27/08/2007 NCI Prawle Point Assisted vectoring FV to disabled MB. MCA/HMCG No Yes 3347
7036 26/08/2007 NCI Skegness Assisted search for lost child. CG, Police and RNLI attended. Child found. Police Yes Yes
7035 26/08/2007 NCI Skegness Protected found children until collected by police. NCI No No
7038 26/08/2007 NCI Bass Point Assisting CG with recovery of motor cruiser with engine fire by Lifeboat. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 101661
7037 26/08/2007 NCI St Alban's Head Panpan intercepted. Posit passed to CG and monitored. Casualty towed in by MV NCI No Yes 3977
7042 25/08/2007 NCI Skegness Assisted search for lost child. CG and Police attended. Child found. Police No Yes
7041 25/08/2007 NCI Skegness Assisted search for lost child. CG attended. Child found Police No Yes
7040 25/08/2007 NCI Worms Head Reported MoPs cut off by tide. Other MoPs stopped from crossing. ILB attended. NCI No Yes 2889
7039 25/08/2007 NCI Mundesley Reported injured seabird to RSPCA. Bird collected by beachguard and RSPCA. NCI No No
7043 24/08/2007 NCI Skegness Assisted search for lost child. CG, Police, RNLI and RAF attended. Child found. Police Yes Yes
7044 20/08/2007 NCI Prawle Point Monitored and reported yacht in difficulties. HM took in tow. nfa NCI No Yes 2905
7046 18/08/2007 NCI Newhaven CG requested monitoring of possible disabled yacht. Info passed. Yacht continued passage. MCA/HMCG No Yes
7045 18/08/2007 NCI Folkestone Assisted CG Mobile to check abandoned car over cliff. Found to be old wreck.. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes
7047 14/08/2007 NCI Polruan MoP reported injured walker. MRCC informed. Cliff Rescue recovered man to hospital NCI No Yes 3073
7049 13/08/2007 NCI Hartlepool CG requested observation of disabled yacht. ILB attended. Yacht towed in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 99665
7048 13/08/2007 NCI Folkestone CG report from MoP of two in trouble on cliffs. Found to be fossil hunting. Nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes
7052 12/08/2007 NCI Newhaven CG requested monitoring of diving incident. ILB attended. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
7051 12/08/2007 NCI St Alban's Head Reported drifting RIB and assisted recovery to Poole. Yacht had not noticed it had gone ! NCI No Yes
7050 12/08/2007 NCI Rame Head Reported dismasting, provided weather info to CG and monitored recovery NCI No Yes 99404
7054 11/08/2007 NCI Skegness Assisted search for lost child. CG and Police attended. Child found Police No Yes
7053 11/08/2007 NCI Folkestone Contact with CG re drifting inflatable. Found to be a kayak. False alarm with good intent MCA/HMCG No Yes
7055 10/08/2007 NCI Folkestone CG requested search for possible lilo in distress. Found to be false alarm with good intent MCA/HMCG No Yes
7056 08/08/2007 NCI Folkestone CG requested and steer for Police RIB to suspected illegals. Found to be a goodwill visit. MCA/HMCG No Yes
7059 06/08/2007 NCI St Alban's Head CG requested watch on two kayaks. Info passed. Kayaks beached safely. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 3355
7058 06/08/2007 NCI Prawle Point CG requested info on disabled yacht. Reported and provided details for tow in by Salcombe ILB MCA/HMCG No Yes 2887
7057 06/08/2007 NCI Hartlepool CG requested observation of disabled MC. MCA/HMCG No Yes 2575
7063 05/08/2007 NCI Canvey Island Passed info on possible speedboat adrift. Boat restarted engine. nfa NCI No Yes

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