1830, Saturday 20th October 2018. A call was received from “Plaything” a local rib that they had broken down and was unable to proceed and requested assistance. The fact that the casualty was unsure of their position due to several factors did not help in the rescue of this broken down vessel.
Guernsey Coastguard put out an “all ships call” asking for assistance for the disabled vessel.
As there were no available vessels to go to the assistance of the Rib “The Spirit of Guernsey” was tasked to the Rib`s assistance- with a brief to search an area to the west of Sark
1843 Lifeboat Red
1858 Lifeboat at the Pier Heads bound for the search area
1909 Lifeboat alongside casualty – connecting a tow.
1945 Lifeboat expected back in St Peter Port –with the casualty in tow.