Archive for category: Call Reports

  • 35ft Yacht shout

    35ft Yacht shout

    Call Reports March 14, 2014 1:09 pm no comments

    Yesterday’s shout, launch at 5:10pm to a 35ft yacht on passage from Brighton to Chichester. A headwind made for slow progress, so the crew opted to motor, but the engine wouldn’t run properly. Changed course for Littlehampton, but the full ebb and weight of rainwater meant a 5 knot current […]

     
  • Littlehampton RNLI Beach Rescue

    Littlehampton RNLI Beach Rescue

    Call Reports September 8, 2013 12:32 pm no comments

    ‘Blue Peter 1’, Littlehampton’s Atlantic 75 lifeboat was launched today at 12:32 after a call to the station reporting a 24ft sailing boat washed ashore on the beach at Ferring. The yacht sailing in very shallow water came in to difficulty and with a broken tiller ran aground. The crew […]

     
  • Littlehampton RNLI Jet Ski Rescue

    Littlehampton RNLI Jet Ski Rescue

    Call Reports May 6, 2013 5:34 pm no comments

    Littlehampton lifeboat station launched ‘Blue Peter 1’ their Atlantic 75 on bank holiday Monday at 17:34 to rescue a lone young man on a broken down jet ski off Goring. The crew, Ross Bowman, Rob Devo and Andy Hicks found the casualty swiftly, and brought him aboard the lifeboat to […]

     
  • Littlehampton RNLI Rescue Surfer

    Littlehampton RNLI Rescue Surfer

    Call Reports January 14, 2013 10:57 am no comments

    The crew of Littlehampton lifeboat station were paged on Saturday afternoon at 14:02 by the coastguard after a 999 call was placed reporting a kite surfer in difficulty off Goring. The page was for immediate readiness so the crew rallied at the boathouse to await further instructions. ‘Blue Peter 1’ […]

     
  • Recovery of Yacht with fouled Prop & Rudder

    Recovery of Yacht with fouled Prop & Rudder

    Call Reports June 30, 2012 6:49 pm no comments

    The crew were paged at 6:49pm to respond to a Pan Pan call from the 12m yacht Liesel with four people aboard, which had fouled a pot line on passage from Brighton to Chichester harbour. Blue Peter 1 was launched at 6:54pm with Andy Harris, Liam Clarke and Rob Devo […]