The relief St Peter Port Lifeboat the Daniel L Gibson was launched at 13:22 local time on Thursday 19th June 2014 at the request of St John’s Ambulance and Rescue, to Medivac a 60 year old female from Sark.
The lifeboat was safely back at 14:11, and the casualty was transferred to hospital.
As the Lifeboat was re-fuelling, Guernsey Coastguard received a call from the local 27’ vessel Taoro, who had fouled their propeller approximately 1 mile South of Sark. As no other vessel was able to assist, the Daniel L Gibson was tasked, arriving alongside at 14:46. The lifeboat established a tow and arrived back at St Peter Port with the casualty at 15:40
Local fishing boat Taoto being taken to its mooring after the tow - photo by Tony Rive