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Incident Summary 2018

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 83
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.
23430 21/04/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Advised VTS of capsized skiff in fairway. Incoming ship acknowleged and stopped until skiff righted. nfa NCI No Yes 8564
23427 21/04/2018 NCI Prawle Point Notified CG of injured lady on coast path with OS position. Ambulance already called for. Updated when casualty removed. NCI No Yes n/n
23417 19/04/2018 NCI Gwennap Head Relayed report of MoP cliff fall to CG. CRT, LBs and Helo attended to casevac to hospital. NCI Yes Yes 8293
23423 19/04/2018 NCI Prawle Point Relayed MoP report of medically distressed child to CG. Updated when reporter informed Station that child had recovered. nfa NCI No Yes 8306
23421 17/04/2018 NCI Shoreham Passed MoP report of significant rope debris on beach to CG. NCI No Yes 8130
23411 17/04/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported grounded yacht to CG. Cowes ILB tasked to assist. Updated CG as yacht sucessfully towed off and into harbour. NCI Yes Yes 8123
23367 16/04/2018 NCI Gosport Relayed MoP report of capsized dinghy to CG. Casualty not visible from Station. Updated as GAFIRS (VLB) recovered casualty. NCI No Yes 8017
23337 15/04/2018 NCI Porthcawl CG requested visual check on 2 windsurfers reported 'in difficulty'. Reported on one. ILB found other dismasted. CRT also attended. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 7908
23341 15/04/2018 NCI Froward Point Reported to CG that vessel transmitting PanPan was visual. Updated when it reached harbour safely. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 7915
23435 14/04/2018 NCI Needles Reported 4 MoPs in hazardous cliff edge picnic area to CG. CRT attended to give advice. Party departed safely. NCI No Yes 7787
23326 14/04/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported two PWCs playing close to beaches as a danger to swimmers. CRT attended and police also advised the drivers. NCI No Yes 7824
23333 13/04/2018 NCI Mundesley Relayed MoP report of 'suspicious' object on beach to CG. Investigations showed it to be a known WW2 debris. nfa NCI No Yes 7702
23317 11/04/2018 NCI Mablethorpe Reported large debris ashore to CG. CRT attended to find length of groyne on beach. nfa NCI No Yes 7535
23332 10/04/2018 NCI Mundesley Reported damaged groyne to CG and local authority contractors. Latter attended and removed hazard. NCI No Yes n/n
23299 10/04/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual watch on drifting unmanned MB. Updated when taken under tow by RIB to HM buoy MCA/HMCG No Yes 7428
23295 09/04/2018 NCI Lee-on-the-Solent CG requested visual on disabled MB. Accurate position provided for casualty to be towed in safely. MCA/HMCG No Yes 7373
23281 07/04/2018 NCI Newhaven Co-operated with Harbour Authority to arrange tow in for disabled vessel close under cliffs. MCA/HMCG No Yes 7134
23220 03/04/2018 NCI Caister Alerted police on young boy reported missing by MoP on dunes. Updated when lad found safe and well. nfa NCI No No n/n
23133 02/04/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested observation of paddle boarder reported 'in difficulty' by MoP. Target sighted and confirmed to CG as not in trouble. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 6717
23112 31/03/2018 NCI Worms Head Relayed MoP report of injured cliff climber to CG. Updated as CRT attended to recover casualty and administer first aid. NCI No Yes 6495
23117 31/03/2018 NCI Porthcawl Provided accurate grid position of injured MoP for CRT and ambulance to attend for casevac. MCA/HMCG No Yes 6490
23109 30/03/2018 NCI Worms Head Watchkeeper on cliff patrol called for ambulance for injured MoP. CG also informed. Nurse and CRT attended. CG updated. NCI No Yes 6386
23108 30/03/2018 NCI Boscastle CG requested visual search for MoP and dog in water. Nothing sighted but ILB and CRT attended. NCI acted as radio relay to ILB. MoP survived, dog did not. MCA/HMCG No Yes 6356
23105 30/03/2018 NCI Prawle Point Reported PanPan call to CG (which they had not heard). Chan. 16 Relay suggestion refused. Provided position for LB to tow disabled yacht in safely. NCI Yes Yes 6369
23103 29/03/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual search for swimmer reportedly 'in difficulty'. Initial sighting turned out to be a barrel. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 6308
23099 28/03/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Provided accurate position of disabled ML to CG for LB to attend and tow in safely. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 6255
23095 26/03/2018 NCI Calshot Tower CG requested visual check on navigation buoy's light. Reported light serviceable but damage on another buoy which HM is checking.. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 6096
22922 24/03/2018 NCI Newhaven Reported disabled PWC aground to CG. Updated as others towed it in. nfa NCI No Yes 5881
23320 24/03/2018 NCI Folkestone Reported FV apparently abandoned on rocks to CG and Harbour Master. Advised that it would be recovered at high water. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
22925 23/03/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported large hazardous flotsam to CG. Updated until it drifted out of sight. NCI No Yes n/n
22897 22/03/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported apparently unmanned RIB secured to buoy. Investigation by ILB found one man 'resting' onboard. FAWGI nfa NCI Yes Yes 5754
22899 22/03/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported dangerous flotsam to CG. Updated as it drifted out. NCI No Yes n/n
23088 22/03/2018 NCI St Ives Reported drifting punt to CG. Instructed to contact HM, but no reponse. Local inflatable assisted to tow in. NCI No Yes n/n
22895 21/03/2018 NCI Calshot Tower In conjunction with NCI Lee-on-Solent CG advised of lone kayaker possibly at risk. Police launch checked and reported him well-equipped and safe. nfa NCI No Yes 5689
22871 17/03/2018 NCI Mablethorpe Reported major beach debris to CG. No update received. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
22854 16/03/2018 NCI Prawle Point CG requested accurate position of rapid sinking FV. Position confirmed and CG updated as LB rescued two crew. Info also passed on other FVs in area for debris search. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 5247
22852 16/03/2018 NCI Skegness Reported large buoy ashore to CG and Police. Recovery underway. nfa NCI No Yes 5255
22841 12/03/2018 NCI Gosport Advised CG of chan.16 PanPan call received from an FV. Investigations showed it to be a false alarm. nfa NCI No Yes 5029
22815 10/03/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported to CG large fishing net drifting down channel as danger to craft. Updated until it went out of view. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
22822 08/03/2018 NCI Polruan Reported possibly drifting yacht to CG. Updated as local tug reported it semi-disabled but safe. NCI No Yes 4715


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