“St Peter Port Lifeboat” launched to assist Yacht “Waton”

At 13:20 on Friday 15th May, 2015 Guernsey Coastguard received a Mayday call from the French yacht “Waton” off the SW coast of Sark and taking water, the Lifeboat  “Spirit of Guernsey” departed St Peter Port at 13:43 and found the casualty on the East coast of Sark at 14:04, with the local vessel Lady Helen standing by the vessel.

Spirit of Guernsey picking up two crew and a salvage pump from french yacht Waton 15-05-15 Pic by Tony Rive

The Lifeboat transferred a pump and crew to the yacht and after making the vessel safe towed the casualty back to St Peter Port arriving at 1555.

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