Incident - Speedboat Adrift/Grounded
Monday 16 October Watchkeepers Ian Coupe and John Bradley called by MoP to report a white vessel, later identified as speedboat 'Lady J', adrift between Exmouth and Lympstone. Reported to Solent CG but RNLI unwilling to launch in current weather conditions. Mobile CG deployed and a caller advised that speedboat was underway with owner onboard. ILB launched and escorted speedboat safely to mooring. MoP who made initial call informed.
Incident - Windsurfer in Trouble
Saturday 7 October Watchkeepers Mike Fowler and Patrick McCahearty observed windsurfer signalling for help - struggling to get back onto board. After repeated attempts Solent CG informed of situation. Windsurfer eventually regained control and returned to beach safely. Solent CG informed.