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 Vessel Stranded 

Shout Number 26/2011

Date/Time: 14/09/2011 19:10 - 19:50

Called to Fisherrow for a Vessel Stranded

People Assisted: 1

Whilst on exercise with Fisherrow Coastguard Rescue Team, the lifeboat was alerted to a sailing dinghy which had capsized approximately 0.5 miles offshore.
The lifeboat located the casualty and a crewmember entered the water to help right the dinghy. The casualty and our crewmember proceeded to walk the dinghy back towards the shore where they were met by the Fisherrow CRT.
The lifeboat then continued on exercise.

Boat Crew: B McAndrew, J Wibberley, N Martin, M McGarva
Shore Crew: H Morrison, S Brown