Young rower rescued at Itchenor

Boat launched : Atlantic 85

Date: Thursday 27 December

Launched at : 11:32

Returned at : 12:10

Weather : Dull and cloudy with a WSW Force 7

Solent Coastguards were called by a father reporting that his son had lost a rowlock on the tender he was rowing out to a moored boat. He had manged to get to a mooring buoy and cling onto it, but the father was concerned that the ebb tide would capsize the tender.

The Atlantic 85 was launched but on arrival at the scene discovered that the young man had been rescued by a passing yacht and was safe on the shore. Whilst there however the lifeboat assisted Hayling Rescue in dealing with a loose tender that had drifted from the North Shore slipway. It then returned to the station to be made ready for further service.

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Service Numbers 2018

Total Launches: 14
Atlantic 85: 9
D-Class: 5

Services Totals

2015 - 67
2014 -77
2013 - 86
2012 - 77

Tide Times
Tide Times & Heights for Chichester Harbour (Entrance) on Monday, 20 May 2019
Low Tide: 06:18 ( 0.70m )
High Tide: 13:26 ( 4.80m )
Low Tide: 18:38 ( 0.90m )
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