Fishing boat up the creek!

Boat Launched : Atlantic 85

Date : Tuesday 20 August

Launched at : 21:10

Returned at : 22.23

Weather : Calm with a F3 West wind

The Atlantic 85 was launched in response to 999 calls made to the Coastguard about a 19 foot fishing boat with engine failure. The vessel was found in the Mill Rythe channel with three crew on board but with no lights, lifejackets or flares and no-one knew how to operate the VHF radio. A crewmember was put on board and the boat was towed to its mooring close to Northney Marina. The casualty crew members were then left on-board to take their tender back to the Ship Inn launch ramp where they were met by the Coastguards.

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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 Thursday, 23 May 2019
High Tide: 02:57 ( 4.50m )
Low Tide: 08:15 ( 1.10m )
High Tide: 15:30 ( 4.50m )
Low Tide: 20:35 ( 1.40m )
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