4th January

In view of the lumpy conditions on the inshore slipway, the initial request by Solent CG for the ILB was changed to the ALB which launched at 02:10 to assist the local CG teams search the inner Mill Pond in Bembridge Harbour with the Y boat for a possible missing person. 

After an extensive search no one was found and the ALB was successfully recovered (using breasting lines) at 03:25.  Watch a clip of the recovery in the Multimedia (Video) section.