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Incident Summary 2018

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 162
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.
24105 16/06/2018 NCI Gosport Provided CG and QHM with accurate position of disabled Ukrainian yacht. Updated when she managed to make harbour. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 15104
24103 15/06/2018 NCI Gosport Provided accurate position of disabled FV to CG and QHM for MOD Police boat to tow in. MCA/HMCG No Yes 14950
24082 14/06/2018 NCI Prawle Point Reported to CG discovery of abandoned rucksack containing medication. Possible missing person ? Updated when owner returned to collect it. nfa NCI No Yes 14852
24058 12/06/2018 NCI Bass Point Reported disabled dory to CG. Updated when it regained power. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
24060 12/06/2018 NCI Charlestown Persons stranded by tide, recovered by ILB MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 14632
24072 10/06/2018 NCI Calshot Tower CG requested visual on disabled speedboat. Casualty sighted and position passed for LB to attend and tow in safely. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 14413
24073 10/06/2018 NCI Calshot Tower CG requested info on disabled outboard engined speedboat and provided telephone number. Contact established with casualty and position provided for ILB to attend and tow in safely. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 14448
24020 09/06/2018 NCI Nells Point CG requested any visual on four MoP and dog reportedly cut off by tide. No sighting. ILB found them and returned them to mainland. CRT provided 'advice'. nfa MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 14224
24021 09/06/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported double kayak in difficulty to CG. Updated as ILB attended to recover safely to shore. NCI Yes Yes 14305
24028 09/06/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported disabled RIB to CG. Updated as too shallow for Hamble Rescue so Calshot ILB initially attends for HR to tow in. NCI Yes Yes 14252
24009 08/06/2018 NCI Prawle Point Reported to CG that disabled craft was visual. Updated as ILB towed her in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes n/n
24008 07/06/2018 NCI Bass Point Reported lost sight of FV close inshore to CG. Updated when it reappeared 3nm away. fawgi nfa NCI No Yes 14012
23993 05/06/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported downed kite surfer to CG. ILB and CRT attended and potential casualty found to be safe ashore. nfa NCI No Yes 13811
23956 03/06/2018 NCI Worms Head Reported MoP with broken ankle to CG. Ambulance and helo attended to transfer to hospital. NCI No Yes 13512
23982 03/06/2018 NCI Penzance CG requested visual check for reported capsized kayak. Nothing sighted. FAWGI ? MCA/HMCG No Yes 13539
23954 02/06/2018 NCI Hengistbury Head Reported possible dinghy capsize when it disappeared from view. RIB in area found no craft in trouble. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
23949 01/06/2018 NCI Porthcawl Liaised with CG and two LBs to monitor, relay radio traffic and assist lost paddle boarder. Target located and safely brought to shore. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 13274
23898 30/05/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported to CG that yacht calling PanPan for a smoking engine was visual with local craft in company.. Updated as LB towed her in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 12967
23970 30/05/2018 NCI Shoreham Provided CG with name of disabled yacht for local FV to tow in safely. MCA/HMCG No Yes 12494
23871 28/05/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported to CG that grounded yacht was visual. Updated as Hamble LB assisted to refloat. MCA/HMCG No Yes 12728
23896 28/05/2018 NCI Froward Point Reported to CG that immobilised motor launch was visual. Updated when ILB attended to tow in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 12724
24047 28/05/2018 NCI Needles CG requested any visual of drifting unmanned dinghy. Craft located and position passed for ILB to recover. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 12608
23864 27/05/2018 NCI Nells Point Reported 3 swimmers in possible danger to CG. Updated when they eventually made shore. NCI No Yes 12317
23867 27/05/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Updated Solent VTS on PWC disobeying port rules. Photographs also provided. NCI No Yes n/n
23884 27/05/2018 NCI Shoreham Reported to CG that disabled FV was visual. Updated when she was towed in by a passing yacht. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 12544
23854 26/05/2018 NCI Porthcawl Informed CG that windsurfers reportedly 'in trouble' were in fact safely ashore. CRT and ILB stood down. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 12345
23866 26/05/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reports visual on grounded yacht to CG. Updated when LB attends to refloat her after local boat unable to. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 12317
23824 24/05/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported unusual behaviour to CG by RIB in local area. Updated when Harbourmaster attended and reported its actions were not suspicious. NCI No Yes 12092
23985 24/05/2018 NCI Wooltack Point CG requested search for overdue walkers reportedly cut off by tide. Potential casualties found and evacuated by CG Mobile. nfa MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 12091
24016 24/05/2018 NCI Gwennap Head Reported loose unaccompanied dogs near cliff edge to CG. LBs and CRT attended. Subsequently found to belong to local farmer who owns the land. nfa NCI Yes Yes 12065
23795 23/05/2018 NCI St Alban's Head Provided accurate position of disabled yacht to CG for local yacht to repond to Mayday relay request and tow casualty in safely. MCA/HMCG No Yes 12012
23842 21/05/2018 NCI Newhaven Contacted CG to confirm receipt of FV's report of injured crewman. LB attended to tow in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 11772
23726 20/05/2018 NCI Shoreham CG requested visual on possibly disabled dinghy. Casualty sighted, LB conned to target to tow it in safely. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 11552
23734 20/05/2018 NCI Prawle Point Reported a yacht standing into danger to CG. It did not respond to CG radio but luckily altered course at last minute. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
23737 20/05/2018 NCI Calshot Tower Reported observation of capsized dinghy to CG. Updated when local craft assisted. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 11663
23739 20/05/2018 NCI Calshot Tower MB reported fuel shortage on #65. Advised to call CG. Assisted LB to locate casualty to tow in safely MCA/HMCG No Yes 11709
23753 20/05/2018 NCI Porthcawl Reported 4 paddleboarders in potential danger. After updates ILB launched and recovered casualties safely to shore. NCI Yes Yes 11725
23738 20/05/2018 NCI Calshot Tower SMALL FISHING BOAT RAN OUT OF FUEL MCA/HMCG No Yes 47/77
23727 19/05/2018 NCI Rame Head CG requested visual info on disabled vessel. Updated when local boat took casualty under tow. MCA/HMCG No Yes 11524
23764 19/05/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported disabled MB to CG. Updated when she regained power and continued into harbour. NCI No Yes n/n


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