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Incident Summary 2018

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 352
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.
25131 20/08/2018 NCI Felixstowe Reported position of grounded yacht to CG. Updated when ILB attended and assisted casualty to get clear. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 25357
25126 19/08/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported drifting disabled 40ft MB to CG. Southampton Patrol standing by. Seastart Engineers attended and towed casualty in. NCI No Yes 25247
25117 19/08/2018 NCI Lee-on-the-Solent CG requested observation of downed PWC with two in water. Updated when GAFIRS LB attended and recovered them to shore. MCA/HMCG No Yes 25255
25103 19/08/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported to CG downed windsurfer unable to recover. ILB and CRT attended and casualty transferred safe to shore. NCI Yes Yes 25215
25100 19/08/2018 NCI Nells Point CG requested sweep of Sully Island or girl reported cut off by tide. No sighting. ILB attended and found her ashore and safe. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 25207
25099 19/08/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Provided accurate position of yacht transmitting a SART signal. LB and other services attended. Signal was generated in error. nfa MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 25203
25102 18/08/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported to CG fully clothed man entering sea. Updated when ILB,CRT and police attended and found probably inebriatred man safe ashore NCI Yes Yes 25110
25087 18/08/2018 NCI Caister Reported to CG that yacht with whom they had lost conatct was visual and safe. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
25085 18/08/2018 NCI Torbay Report visual contact of injured diver to CG. Updated when helo attended to winch to hospital. MCA/HMCG No Yes 25024
25079 17/08/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported downed windsurfer to CG. Liaised with RNLI Lifeguards and provided accurate position for ILB to attend and recover casualty . Local yacht and CRT also assisted. NCI Yes Yes 24935
25063 15/08/2018 NCI St Ives Reported drifting inflatable to CG. Confirmed that it was unmanned. No action taken. NCI No Yes n/n
25061 15/08/2018 NCI St Ives CG requested any visual contact on a kayak and PWC reported in difficulty. No sighting in poor viz. ILB attended and brought them ashore. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 24725
25057 15/08/2018 NCI Rame Head Involved in recovery of injured coasterer by CRTs and LB. Casualty transfered by ambulance to hospital. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 24659
25068 14/08/2018 NCI Mablethorpe Body Boarder spotted making poor progress. Directed ILB to correct casualty. CRT and ambulance attended. Male who tried to assist also casevaced with breathing difficulty. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 24572
25084 14/08/2018 NCI Torbay Reported to CG person injured falling from cliff. ILB attended to recover casualty to ambulance. Ambulance Yes Yes 24582
25095 14/08/2018 NCI Wooltack Point Reported to CG that missing dinghy reported by yacht had been located. NCI No Yes 24521
24982 13/08/2018 NCI Mablethorpe Reported drifting yellow object to CG. CRT attended Station. ILB directed to object and recovered large inflated 'doll'. nfa NCI Yes Yes 24402
24967 12/08/2018 NCI Bass Point Confirmed to CG that yacht with medical emergency was visual. Updated when LB and Helo attended to remove casualty to hospital. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 24224
24972 12/08/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested monitoring of LBs attending disabled yacht. Updated when it was returned to its moorings. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 24242
24973 12/08/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested observation of downed kite surfer in difficulty. Reported that kite was abandoned but with kayaker in attendance. Surfer making it to shore. ILB attended. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 24294
24957 11/08/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Provided accurate position of grounded RIB to CG for ILB tow off. Engine restarted and it proceeded. nfa NCI Yes Yes 24145
24956 11/08/2018 NCI Porthcawl MoP reported swimmer in difficulty. Watchkeeper investigated and found he had been escorted to shore by surfers. nfa NCI No No n/n
24938 10/08/2018 NCI Worms Head Reported to CG 2 MoPs possibly cut off by tide. ILB attended and confirmed MoPs wished to stay overnight fishing. nfa NCI Yes Yes 23980
24929 10/08/2018 NCI Caister CG requested any info on grey inflatable reportedly 'in difficulty'. Reported that it was not in any trouble. Local LB deployed but stood down. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 23951
24914 09/08/2018 NCI Prawle Point Reported to CG that disabled FV was visual and in no danger but there were no other craft close by. Updated when LB attended. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 23853
24915 08/08/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported to CG kite surfer in difficulties. Updated as she swam ashore. LB directed to swimmer and retrieved board when she reached shore.. NCI Yes Yes 23745
24830 07/08/2018 NCI Mablethorpe Reported to CG on helicopter landing on public beach. Updated after it took off having embarked pasengers. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
24831 07/08/2018 NCI Mablethorpe Reported drifting inflatable to CG. nfa MMO No Yes n/n
24825 07/08/2018 NCI Calshot Tower CG requested monitoring of semi-disabled RIB. Updated when it managed to reach shore. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 23521
24811 07/08/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported drifting PWC to CG. Updated when NCI made another PWC aware of it and it carried owner to it. MMO No Yes 23489
24810 07/08/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Provided accurate position of disabled PWC to CG for police RIB to attend and tow in. MCA/HMCG No Yes 23479
24816 07/08/2018 NCI Caister CG requested any visual on inflatable reportedly 'in trouble'. Confirmed target in sight and safe. Updated when it returned ashore. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 23454
24836 07/08/2018 NCI Mablethorpe Relayed MoP request to RNLI Lifeguards to attend 'fainting' elderly MoP reported on beach. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
24784 06/08/2018 NCI Mablethorpe Spotted and co-operated with RNLI Lifeguards, CRT and ILB to recover drifting inflatable and confirm no person missing. CG updated throughout. NCI Yes Yes 23325
24786 06/08/2018 NCI Exmouth Co-ordinated with NCI Teignmouth to locate grounded yacht. Updated CG when local RIB assisted her to refloat. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
24781 05/08/2018 NCI Porthcawl Co-operated with CG and LB to identify and recover safely to shore overturned inflatable and two crew. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 23207
24809 05/08/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported capsized and damaged Hobycat to CG. LB paged. Updated when local RIB recovered casualties. NCI Yes Yes 23160
24785 05/08/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported to CG swimmers in danger in path of vessels in channel. RNLI Lifeguards activated to intervene. Swimmers reached shore safely. NCI Yes Yes 23175
24753 04/08/2018 NCI Prawle Point Received PanPan call from disabled ML. Updated when she was recovered by the AWLB. nfa MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 22930
24754 04/08/2018 NCI Newhaven Reported visual contact on vessel on fire to CG. Updated when LB towed her in with fire extinguished and swimmer made shore. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 22850


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