St Helier ALB assists sailing vessel with engine trouble

Call Out:

12:45

In:

15:40

Date:

03/06/2016

Launched:

13:06

No of People on Board:

5

Wind:

F3 N

Lifeboat Returned:

15:40

Position:

49°02.34N 002°23.877W

Details

A sailing vessel en-route to St Helier called Jersey Coastguard to advise they were having trouble making way in light winds with apposing tides.

 

The St Helier ALB crew were called to assist and took the vessel under tow where it was brought back to St Helier. There were 2 people on board the casualty vessel and both were safe and well.

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