Yacht aground heels alarmingly

Boat launched : D-Class

Date : Saturday 20 June

Launched at : 19:45

Returned at : 20:23

Weather : Overcast with a WSW F4 wind

UK Coastguard alerted us to go to a yacht aground NE of East Head and the skipper was alarmed at the angle the yacht was heeling over. The D-Class went to assist and the skipper was reassured. The lifeboat crew laid out a kedge anchor for him and took a mobile phone number to pass on to the Coastguard so that they could call teh skipper just before the estimated time the vessel would refloat to see if all was well. A yacht anchored close by would also assist by keeping a watch on things as she re-floated.  No further call-out was made at high tide so the boat was clearly OK’

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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 Sunday, 16 June 2019
Low Tide: 04:35 ( 1.00m )
High Tide: 11:44 ( 4.50m )
Low Tide: 16:55 ( 1.10m )
High Tide: 23:54 ( 4.70m )
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