Friday 16th May 2014

Date: Friday 16th May 2014

Wind: S 2-3
Visibility: Good
Sea state: Slight
Time of launch: 1520rs
Time of return: 1600hrs

Boats launched: ILB

Reason for launch: On Friday 16th May, Amble RNLI volunteers launched the inshore lifeboat The Mildred Holcroft to assist a yacht that was being blown onto the North Pier, having suffered mechanical failure within the harbour.
The yacht was successfully recovered and towed back to the owners mooring in Amble Marina.

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