Date: Wednesday 20th October 2010
Wind: N/W 2
Sea state: Slight (inside harbour) – Rough (outside harbour)
Time of launch: 1504hrs
Time of return: 1515hrs
Boats launched: ILB
Reason: Humber Coastguard requested the launch Amble ILB after thhey received reports from members of the public stating that a yacht had run aground on the sandbank in Amble Harbour. Once launched and alongside, the ILB found that the yacht, with 4 P.O.B, had managed to get into deeper water. With no damage reported, the yacht continued on its passage to Blyth, and the ILB returned to station and was made ready for service.