“The Spirit of Guernsey” called to assist a local yacht “Pearl” disabled in Icart Bay

On Sunday 3rd June 2018

1707 A call was received at JESSC, from the yacht “Pearl”, anchored in Icart bay, that they had lost all electrical power, were unable to start their engine, and not confident that they could sail back to St Peter Port.

An all ships was put out by the Duty Coastguard Operator at JESSC requesting assistance for this yacht, unfortunately,  no one was able to assist; so the  Lifeboat  “ The Spirit of Guernsey “ was tasked to go to the yachts aid.

1740 Lifeboat Pierheads proceeding to the south coast.

1800 Establishing a tow with the casualty

1840 Expected to arrive back in St Peter Port with the casualty in tow.

Pic by Tony Rive 03-06-18
Guernsey’s Lifeboat Spirit of Guernsey towing the local yacht Pearl back to Port after it lost all Power was anchored close to the shoreline in Icart Bay off the South coast of Guernsey.

Pic by Tony Rive 03-06-18
One of Guernsey Harbour’s Marina Attendants mooring alongside the local yacht Pearl before the Crew of the St Peter Port Lifeboat dis-connect their Towline and head back to their Mooring.

Pic by Tony Rive 03-06-18
Lifeboat Spirit of Guernsey passing the St Peter Port Breakwater Lighthouse with the Guernsey yacht Pearl in Tow.

Tracking by Digimap

Comments are closed.