Local Notice to Mariners 16/20

Light on number 12 buoy is extinguished

Number: 16/20 Date: 25 August 2020

Notice is hereby given that the light on number 12 buoy is extinguished. We will replace the light when the weather permits.

Mariners are advised to navigate with caution.

For further advice please contact the harbour office on;

Email: epa@exeter.gov.uk

Telephone: 01395 223265

Incident – Windsurfer In Difficulty

MoP requested NCI maintain observation of windsurfer with broken board while they went to help. Beach Lifeguard launched to assist and situation resolved.

Service Presentations

Today Colin Bytheway and Steve Chessum were awarded their 10 year service badge and certificate by our Station Manager, Ivor Jones. Congratulations to both Colin and Steve and thank you for the 10 years of voluntary service given to Exmouth NCI Coastwatch.

Incident – Capsized Windsurfer

 

Watchkeeper called Solent CG re-capsized windsufer in trouble. Asked to monitor. Also called Lifeguard to advise of situation. Shortly after windsurfer righted himself. HMCG and Lifeguard advised.

Incident – Dog Lost At Sea

999 call from MOP to HMCG reporting dog swimming out to sea. HMCG requested Exmouth NCI to observe and Lifeguard PWC launched. Harbour Master suggested different location and HMCG confirmed dog found safe and well.

RIBs/Jet Skis Behaving Badly

Watchkeeper relayed to Solent CG telephone call from MoP reporting irresponsible behaviour of jet skis and RIBs at Budleigh Salterton. HMCG would contact MoP and act. Later update – HMCG had been inundated with similar complaints.

Incident – Yacht Snagged On Lines

Watchkeeper received phone call from sloop FULMER reporting snagged on lobster lines off Straight Point. No injuries. Reported to Solent CG who later advised that a passing vessel had assisted. No further action required.

Incident – RIBs/Jet Skis Behaving Badly

Watchkeeper relayed to Solent CG telephone call from MoP reporting irresponsible behaviour of jet skis and RIBs at Budleigh Salterton. HMCG would contact MoP and act. Later update – HMCG had been inundated with similar complaints.