Yacht loses power off Chichester Harbour.

Boat launched : Atlantic 85

Date : Tuesday 18 April

Launched at : 08:38

Returned at : 10:20

Weather : Fine but with a cold NE F4 wind.

A yacht on passage from Gosport to Brighton lost engine power off Hayling and made a MAYDAY call to the Coastguard who asked us to launch to assist her. The Atlantic 85 lifeboat crew found the casualty under sail and being escorted by a fishing boat SE of the harbour entrance. The casualty dropped sail,  a tow was set up, and she was taken  into the harbour and then to Sparkes Marina and safety.

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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 Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Low Tide: 05:43 ( 1.10m )
High Tide: 12:53 ( 4.50m )
Low Tide: 18:01 ( 1.30m )
High Tide: 00:54 ( 4.50m )
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