“St Peter Port Lifeboat” launched to assist Yacht Wahkong 2

At 21:45 on Saturday 27th June, Guernsey Coastguard received a Pan call from the Yacht Wahkong 2 approximately 4nm North of Guernsey with engine problems the “Spirit of Guernsey” departed St Peter Port at 22:25 and found the casualty drifting with one person on board at 2245.

After attaching a towline to the casualty the Lifeboat returned to St Peter Port at 23:59 with the Wahkong 2 in tow.

SJARS Inshore Rescue Boat and the St Peter Port Lifeboat “Spirit of Guernsey” Respond to Five Children Stranded on Rocks

Last evening, Wednesday 3rd June 2015, St Peter Port Lifeboat “Spirit of Guernsey” and the SJARS Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) responded to a call regarding five children who had become stranded by the rising tide on rocks to the north of Grande Rocque.

St Peter Port Lifeboat landed a crew member on the rocks to provide blankets and reassurance to the stranded children. All five children were able to safely walk ashore, with the assistance of the RNLI crew member, in the late evening once the tide had dropped sufficiently.

Lighting and reception facilities were provided by the Civil Protection Unit who were on exercise in the area.