Mason was launched at 12.06am, at the request of Milford Haven Coastguard,
and conducted a radar search of the port’s East and West Channels, but nothing
the moorings and at 12.56am found the yacht on the south side of the bay, where
she was fouled up with another mooring.
transferred the owner, who was on board his friend’s yacht, back to his vessel.
The lifeboat was then released and returned to her station at 1.16am.
all weather lifeboat.
Mason was launched at 1.32am after a 10.3m yacht, with two persons on
board, went aground off the inner pontoon at Dale.
The yacht’s crew were concerned for their safety and asked
to be taken off.
evacuated the crew. The Y boat then returned to the yacht and secured her to a
there was enough tide to start to refloat the yacht. At 3.52 am, with
sufficient tide around the yacht, her crew were placed back on board and the
owner checked his vessel for any water ingress and damage. Nothing was found
and the yacht’s crew were happy to remain on board until she refloated.
assistance was required, she returned to her station, where she was rehoused at
4.34am, after over three hours at sea.
weather lifeboat launched at 7.37pm on Wednesday (21 August) to a 7.3m vessel
one mile south of Sheep Island, near the entrance to the Milford Haven Waterway.
a leak and was becalmed.
scene in ten minutes and took the casualty under tow to the entrance of Milford
Docks. There, the tow was released and the yacht made her own way into the lock
to her station and was rehoused at 9.10pm.
Photo: RNLI Angle.
For more information please telephone Ted Goddard, RNLI
Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer, Angle, on 01437 763675 or Danielle Rush,
Public Relations Manager (Wales & the West) on 07786668829 or 01745585162
or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or RNLI Public Relations on 01202336789.