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Incident Summary 2018

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 39
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.
26775 17/11/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported kite surfer in difficulty to CG. ILB attended to return him safely ashore. nfa NCI Yes Yes 34301
26696 11/11/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded yacht to CG. Updated when she refloated on the tide. NCI No Yes 33868
26090 12/10/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested observation of paddleboarder reported 'in difficulty'. Target not visible but monitoring continued until CG reported him safe ashore.. MCA/HMCG No Yes 31236
26060 11/10/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported tree trunk adrift in channel. Updated when it beached and local authority removed it. NCI No Yes 31093
26059 10/10/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual check on kite surfer in difficulty. No sighting made. Updated when ILB recovered him to shore. nfa MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 30996
26058 09/10/2018 NCI Exmouth Relayed Chan. 65 report of grounded yacht to CG. Updated when she refloated on tide. nfa NCI No Yes 30879
25794 23/09/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested observation on kite surfer MoP reported 'in difficuty'. No sighting. ILB attended and surfer self-recovered. nfa MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 29398
25571 05/09/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported dog over cliff to CG. Updated when CRT attended and dog rescued. NCI No Yes 2747
25387 28/08/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual check on yacht with engine failure proceeding under sail in no wind Casualty reported not visual.. MCA/HMCG No Yes 26430
25354 25/08/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual check for cabin cruiser reported 'in trouble'. No sighting of any casualty. nfa. FAWGI MCA/HMCG No Yes 26029
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
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
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
24747 03/08/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported to CG one adult and child in danger of being tidebound. Updated when they were recovered by local boat. nfa NCI No Yes 22708
24664 28/07/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual on yacht reported 'in difficulty'. Target sighted and in no trouble. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 21717
24665 28/07/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual check on yacht reportedly 'in trouble'. Target sighted and safe. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 21822
24587 23/07/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested log info on RIB found ashore. Reported it as sailed previous day. Subsequently found to have been stolen. MCA/HMCG No Yes 20823
24486 13/07/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual on yacht reported 'in trouble'. No sighting. ILB attended. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 19174
24092 15/06/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported significant rockfall to CG. NCI No Yes 14943
24057 11/06/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported and provided position of disabled MB to CG for LB to recover safely. NCI Yes Yes 14524
23998 06/06/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested any visual on yacht in posible danger. Confirmed not in danger. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes 13911
24013 06/06/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported dangerous tombstoning to CG. LB attended. NCI Yes Yes 13923
23997 03/06/2018 NCI Exmouth Provided info on grounded yacht to CG. Updated when she refloated. MCA/HMCG No Yes 13573
23996 31/05/2018 NCI Exmouth Provided position of drifting yacht in poor visibility to CG. LB assisted to safety. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 3....
23873 28/05/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported grounded dinghy to CG for recovery by LB. NCI Yes Yes 12652
23728 19/05/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported drifting ML to CG. Updated when it managed to resume course. nfa NCI No Yes n/n
23633 09/05/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported drifting yacht to CG. Updated when local boat took it under tow. nfa NCI No Yes 10542
23429 21/04/2018 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of stranded shark to CG and ukstrandings.org. NCI No Yes 8359
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
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
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
22899 22/03/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported dangerous flotsam to CG. Updated as it drifted out. NCI No Yes n/n
22856 26/02/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested observation of windsurfer reported in difficulty. Updated when surfer returned to shore. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes n/n
22664 25/02/2018 NCI Exmouth CG requested visual on yacht reportedly 'in difficulty'. Reported target observed with no problem. NCI Teignmouth informed. nfa MCA/HMCG No Yes n/n
22653 24/02/2018 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of drifting kayak to CG. CRT tasked to recover it. NCI No Yes 3699
21915 07/01/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported submerged object, possibly a dinghy, to CG. ILB failed to locate target. nfa NCI Yes Yes 464
21969 07/01/2018 NCI Exmouth Relayed MoP report of beached dolphin to CG and Marine Life Rescue. CRT also attended NCI No Yes n/n
21842 01/01/2018 NCI Exmouth Reported stranded unmanned dinghy on beach to CG. ILB attended and local council informed. NCI Yes Yes 28

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