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Incident Summary 2016

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 17
Glossary of Terms
FAWGI = False Alarm With Good Intent, MoP = Member of the Public, NFA = No Further Action, HMCG, CG or MCA = Coastguard,
CRT = Coastguard Rescue Team, CGOC = Coast Guard Operations Centre, ILB/ALB/LB = Lifeboats, MV = Motor Vessel, MB = Motor Boat,
ML = Motor Launch, FV = Fishing Vessel, PB = Power Boat, PWC = Personal Water Craft ("Jet Ski"), RIB = Rigid Inflatable Boat,
VLCC = Very Large Crude Carrier, UKBF = UK Border Force
Incident No. Date of Incident Station Name Incident Summary Initiated by Lifeboat involved MCA MCA No.
18064 11/12/2016 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of stranded seal pup to RSPCA. CRT also attended. NCI No No n/n
17635 22/10/2016 NCI Exmouth Reported large drifting log as danger to navigation to CG. ILB will attend idc. NCI Yes Yes n/n
17350 18/09/2016 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded yacht to CG. Updated when vessel refloated on flooding tide. NCI No Yes 24991
17304 14/09/2016 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded yacht to CG. Updated when it refloated and proceeded. NCI No Yes 24565
17022 23/08/2016 NCI Exmouth Reported inflatable being swept seawards to RNLI Beachguards who recovered them safely to shore. NCI Yes Yes 2181
16998 21/08/2016 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual monitoring of recovery of grounded yacht by LB. CG updated as casualty towed off. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 21443
16820 09/08/2016 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual search for missing boy. Not sighted by NCI but later found safe by CRT. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 19526
16794 07/08/2016 NCI Exmouth Relayed report from yacht to CG of young children on beach in possible danger. ILB attended but reported them not in trouble. nfa NCI Yes Yes 19190
16732 03/08/2016 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual check on kiteboarder in danger. Reported position for ILB and Jetski to assist to shore. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 18515
16662 28/07/2016 NCI Exmouth Reported drifting yacht tender to CG. No reply from yacht. Tender recovered from rocks by MoP. CG updated. NCI No Yes 17741
16397 06/07/2016 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of dog over cliff to CG. Fire & Rescue service recovered dog unharmed. NCI No Yes 14817
15452 18/06/2016 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual on MB reportedly aground. Confirmed craft not 'in distress' and monitored until refloated on incoming tide. MCA/HMCG No Yes 12936
14164 13/05/2016 NCI Exmouth Relayed to CG a radio call from grounded yacht. Occupant reached shore by dinghy. nfa NCI No Yes 9117
14176 10/04/2016 NCI Exmouth Reported kite surfer in possible danger of rising tide and wind to CG. Local ILB recovered him to shore. NCI No Yes 6391
13616 09/04/2016 NCI Exmouth Reported drifting empty rowing boat to CG. ILB attended to tow in. NCI Yes Yes n/n
13304 14/02/2016 NCI Exmouth Passed MoP report of dog over cliff to CG. Dog rescued by Sidmouth ILB. NCI No Yes 2608
12957 02/01/2016 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP owner's report of his missing yacht to CG. Harbourmaster requested by CG to search and patrol located vessel for towing in safely. NCI No Yes 96

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