Speedboat runs out of fuel.

Boat launched : Atlantic 85

Date : Friday 21 June

Launched at : 21:00

Returned at : 21:25

Weather : Fine and with a slight sea and a F4 SW wind.

Solent Coastguard apologetically called out the lifeboat to a casualty motor boat anchored in the north of the harbour. They had tried alternative towing agencies without success and so the Atlantic 85 was launched. Rather than tow the speedboat the Station was able to obtain a mobile number, checked on the fuel type needed and took a can of 2 stroke for the boat to use. The two crew were both grateful and embarrassed at having to call out the RNLI and gave a generous donation for the fuel which quickly had them on their way home into Langstone Harbour.

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Service Numbers 2019

Total Launches: 84
Atlantic 85: 42
D-Class: 42

Services Totals

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

Tide Times
Tide Times & Heights for Chichester Harbour (Entrance) on Thursday, 06 August 2020
High Tide: 01:40 ( 4.50m )
Low Tide: 07:10 ( 0.90m )
High Tide: 14:15 ( 4.60m )
Low Tide: 19:27 ( 1.10m )
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