All weather lifeboat tasked to Studland Bay to investigate a yacht
Just a few hours after being washed down from the exercise and rescue earlier in the day the lifeboat was requested to launch again.
The lifeboat launched and was on scene 10 minutes later. Two casualty care trained crew were put aboard the yacht to have a chat with the skipper and make sure that he was OK. The skipper confirmed that he was fine but had been unable to find the keys to the yacht's engine when the anchor started dragging. The lifeboat volunteers agreed to help him set his anchor again and once they were happy that it was holding well they were taken back aboard the lifeboat and the lifeboat was released to return to station.
ALB Crew: (Coxn) Dave Turnbull, Tom Greasty, Matthew Steeden, Darren Tomes, Bryan Jones, Alice Haw
Shore Crew: (Head Launcher) Andy Redout, (Winchman) Luke Kill, Richard Lloyd, Felix Williams
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