Shout Number 47/2017
Date/Time: 02/11/2017 11:03 - 12:00
Called to Methil for a False Alarm
People Assisted: 0
Following a VHF DSC distress call from a vessel in the Methil area a search was launched of the area.
After some searching and liaison with local CRT it was established that the vessel had been renamed and the DSC alert belonged to a 24'yacht. This vessel was soon located and it was established that there were no issues. When the boat had been purchased the radio set had not been re-registered and it appeared the casualty was not familiar with the operation of the radio set.
Boat Crew: S McIlravie, M Brown, S Wallace, P Stather
Shore Crew: S Robinson, J Ketchin