Lymington RNLI lifeboat volunteers have a busy Bank Holiday on the Solent
Tasked for the second time in two days, Lymington RNLI lifeboat volunteers rescued a casualty vessel from the mouth of Beaulieu River
At 5.22pm on 1 May, Solent coastguard requested assistance from the RNLI Lymington Lifeboat David Bradley and her volunteer crew to recover a strickened yacht stuck fast to an unmarked lobster pot off Park Shore.
In good weather and slight seas with a flooding tide, Lymington's RNLI lifeboat arrived on scene at 5.36pm. The stricken vessel's crew had managed to free themselves from the lobster pot. Immediate assistance was given by the RNLI volunteer crew by boarding the vessel, to check the hull integrity and water ingress, and clarify the position with the yachts crew.
Once satisfied all was well, the charity's lifeboat and her volunteer crew returned to station to be readied for service by the waiting shore crew at 6.45pm.
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