Liberator

The lifeboat” Spirit of Guernsey” was launched at 00:21 on Saturday 31st May 2014, after a call was received by Guernsey Coastguard that the “Liberator” a 23’ Falcon Weekender with 3 adults and 1 eight year old child on board, had broken down 1 mile North of Sark.

The lifeboat was alongside the casualty at 00:42 and established a tow, arriving back at St Peter Port at 01:35.

Eau One

The St Peter Port Lifeboat “Spirit of Guernsey” was launched for the third time in a little over 24 hours after Guernsey Coastguard received a call from the wife of a pleasure boater, who had suffered a loss of all electrical and mechanical power.

The 7m Rib “Eau One” was drifting one mile off Petit Bot on the South coast, with 2 adults and 2 children onboard.

The Lifeboat reached the casualty at 12:05 on Saturday 31st May 2014, and towed the Eau One to St Peter Port, arriving safely back at 12:40.

Local fishing vessel Discovery

The St Peter Port Lifeboat “Spirit of Guernsey” was launched to assist the local fishing vessel Discovery, after it fouled it’s propeller in the shipping lanes approximately 28 miles North West of Platte Fougere lighthouse.

Guernsey Coastguard received the call at 09:47 on Friday 30th May 2014 and the lifeboat departed at 10:08, arriving alongside the casualty at 11:41.

A tow was established, and the lifeboat commenced the tow back at 11:46. Arriving back at St Peter Port at 15:15

Local fishing boat Discovery - Photo by Tony Rive