At 1250 on Sunday 21st April, Guernsey Coastguard received a MAYDAY call from a Jersey registered vessel in distress approximately 5 miles south-east of St Martin’s Point. Motor vessel “Majeur Deux” had suffered a mechanical failure with smoke emitting from her engine compartment.
At 1305, St Peter Port Lifeboat was launched to assist the vessel. The lifeboat arrived on scene at 1325 and a crewmember was transferred to the casualty. A tow was established and Majeur Deux was towed safely back to St Peter Port arriving alongside the Inter Island Quay at 1445.
An ambulance attended and the 2 crew were treated for minor smoke inhalation.