Bembridge RNLI’s All-Weather Tamar Lifeboat launched to assist two yachts who had collided close to Horse Tail Channel bouy.
RNLB Alfred Albert Williams (Tamar All-Weather Lifeboat 16-17) was launched at at 12.15pm this afternoon at the request of UK (Solent) Coastguard to assist two yachts (one 38ft and the other 30ft) with 2 crew on each that had collided in the vicinity of Horse Tail Channel buoy.
Bembridge RNLI’s Inshore Lifeboat launched to check on a 25ft motor boat that had been seen to hit the Bembridge Ledge; subsequently re-tasked to assist a 7m RIB that had damaged her propeller off Whitecliff Bay.
Bembridge RNLI’s Inshore Lifeboat launched a second time following the report of possibly another waterlogged dinghy to the NE of Bembridge.
RNLB Norman Harvey (D-778 Inshore Lifeboat) was launched a second time today (12.01pm) at the request of UK (Solent ) Coastguard to investigate the report of another possible waterlogged dinghy to the NE of the Lifeboat Station. After failing to find anything in the area reported, she returned to the slipway and was re-housed by 12.39pm.