Cabin cruiser lost in fog off Ramsgate

Lifeboats News Release

Ramsgate RNLI's inshore lifeboat (ILB) launched at 5.48pm on 22 January, at the request of the UK Coastguard to a small cabin cruiser lost in dense fog.

Ramsgate RNLI's Atlantic 85

RNLI/Sarah Hewes

Ramsgate RNLI's inshore lifeboat Atlantic 85 'Claire and david Delves'
The Atlantic 85 ILB crew carefully made their way to the 7.6m casualty with several people on board some 2.2 miles off Ramsgate, making full use of the ILB's on board radar and direction finder (a piece of equipment that can give an accurate direction of a VHF signal). Once the casualty was located the ILB safely led the way back to Ramsgate Harbour.

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