Motor boat aground on Pilsey Sands

Boat launched : Atlantic 85

Date : Sunday 12 July

Launched at : 19:05

Returned at : 20:10

Weather : Wind SW F6

A motor vessel went aground on Pilsey Sands and after some confusion about its position the Atlantic 85 reached it.  A tow was set up and the casualty was towed off the sand bank and then, in case of leaking problems, escorted the boat to Sparkes Marina. Once safely moored and with no problems the lifeboat was stood down.

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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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