Assistance to “Balmee” disabled 12m French Yacht


A call was received by Guernsey Coastguard from Crosma Joburg requesting assistance for the yacht “ Balmee” that had managed to become entangled with a pot marker and was unable to proceed.

As there was no other vessel in the area to assist the disabled yacht; the “Spirit of Guernsey “was launched to go to the yacht`s assistance.

1230 Lifeboat Yellow
1248 Lifeboat Pierheads
1410 Lifeboat alongside casualty.
1436 Tow established, returning to St Peter Port.
1615 ”Spirit of Guernsey” and tow expected back into St Peter Port

The yacht was 7nm SE of Sark.

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