“Spirit of Guernsey”, Launched to Assist “Sea Cloud of Scilly” With Propulsion and Steering Problems

At 2038 on the evening of Tuesday 27th September, 2016, Guernsey Coastguard received a call from the motor yacht “Sea Cloud of Scilly”, 1.5 nautical miles southwest of The Hanois, reporting propulsion and steering problems and requesting assistance.

With no other vessels in the area, “The Spirit of Guernsey” was launched to assist. Once on scene “The Spirit of Guernsey” initially escorted “Sea Cloud of Scilly” before establishing a tow back to St Peter Port. Both vessels were safely in St Peter Port shortly before midnight.


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