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Incident Summary 2017

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 31
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.
21691 17/12/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported large flotsam (telegraph pole) to CG. CRT attended to remove safely. NCI No Yes 33403
20996 20/10/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual on vessel reportedly adrift. No visual sighting. NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes n/n
20963 16/10/2017 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of drifting speedboat to CG. ILB attended and escorted safely to mooring. NCI Yes Yes 28931
20772 07/10/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported downed windsurfer to CG. Updated when casualty managed to regain board prior to LB launch. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
20487 22/09/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual on two MoPs reported tidebound on sand bar. Casualties sighted, ILB recovered them to shore. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 26829
20486 21/09/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual search for vessel sending a corrupted PanPan. No sighting. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 26732
20334 17/09/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual on disabled speedboat. Target sigted and CG updated when local boat towed it in. MCA/HMCG No Yes 26323
20306 10/09/2017 NCI Exmouth Acted as radio relay to ILB from CG during tow in of disabled yacht. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 25687
20186 03/09/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported semi-submerged dinghy floating out to CG. ILB deployed to recover it to shore. No casualties. NCI Yes Yes 25030
20157 27/08/2017 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of apparently 'abandoned' child to police. Updated when moter reclaimed child. nfa NCI No No n/n
20039 19/08/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported possibly disabled speedboat to CG. Updated when it managed to get underway again. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
20040 19/08/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual on disabled MB. Not visible from tower Updated as ILB and LB attended to tow in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 22727
20001 13/08/2017 NCI Exmouth Monitored and updated CG on recovery of grounded yacht by ILB. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 21908
19987 10/08/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported yacht in possible touble to CG. ILB directed to target and towed disabled craft in. NCI Yes Yes 21424
19946 06/08/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested observation of recovery by LB of disabled PB. Updated as craft towed in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 20839
19925 04/08/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported drifting pier as a hazard to CG. Marked by HM and monitored by lifeguards. NCI No Yes 20558
19832 31/07/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual search for children reportedly being swept to sea. ILB attended. Children then reportedly seen ashore. nfa MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 20069
19486 16/07/2017 NCI Exmouth Relayed report of drfting tender (possibly from Teignmouth) to Teignmouth NCI. Craft recovered to Exmouth Marina.. NCI No No n/n
19401 02/07/2017 NCI Exmouth Carried out visual search for swimmer reported in shipping channel. Lifeguards also involved. No sighting. nfa NCI No No n/n
19210 16/06/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual check on jetski reported 'sinking'. No sighting other than one seen operating safely. nfa MCA/HMCG Yes Yes n/n
19213 14/06/2017 NCI Exmouth Relayed message from disabled yacht to CG. Updated when local safety boat had the casualty safely under tow. nfa NCI No Yes 13087
19212 13/06/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported downed kite surfer to CG. ILB launched but casualty recovered by local sailing school safety boat. NCI Yes Yes 121968
19075 26/05/2017 NCI Exmouth Station reopened out of hours on report of red flare sighting. No sighting reported to CG. Stood down at 2230. NCI No Yes 10778
19211 26/05/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual on MoP report of swimmer in difficulty. Informed CG that swimmer was safely ashore. nfa. MCA/HMCG No Yes n/n
19071 25/05/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded yacht to CG. Updated as she refloated on tide. nfa NCI No Yes 10505
19049 23/05/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested info on MoP report of 'illuminated' vessel. Details of routine tug operation passed. nfa. MCA/HMCG No Yes n/n
18854 25/04/2017 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual surveillance of 2 paddleboarders being recovered by ILB. Updated as rescue proceeded. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 7763
18727 01/04/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported drifting ML to CG. Updated as local ML assisted to tow in. NCI No Yes 5778
18726 31/03/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported drifting RIB to CG. Updated until lost to sight. ILB attended to tow in safely. NCI Yes Yes 5687
18693 27/03/2017 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded MB to CG. Updated when she refloated on tide. nfa NCI No Yes 5382
18379 29/01/2017 NCI Exmouth RNLI requested monitoring of kite surfer minus board trying to make shore. Updated when he landed safely. RNLI Yes No n/n

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