February 2017

23rd February

RNLB Alfred Albert Williams (Tamar 16-17) was launched this afternoon at 15:54 at the request of UK Coastguard to assist in a search for a windsurfer reported missing off Hayling Island.  The Coastguard helicopter  & Hayling Island RNLI's Atlantic 85 were also tasked.  The search was called off at 16:03 when the local Coastguard team located the windsurfer safe ashore.  The Alfred Albert Williams returned to Bembridge and was re-housed by 16:45.