Small Sailing Boat

Sep 2, 2010   //   by Caitriona   //   Callouts  //  1 Comment

At 13.54 , Doolin Coast Guard team was tasked by MRSC Valentia to an incident at sea. A small sailing boat needed assistance as it’s sail had torn and it had no engine on board, there was a  South Easterly wind which was carrying the boat further from shore. There was just one person on board and the position of the vessel was given as approximately 3 miles off  Blackhead, between the lighthouse on Inis Óirr and the lighthouse on Blackhead. The team assembled , prepared the Delta boat and launched from Doolin.  The small vessel was located shortly after, the person on board was safe and well .  He went on board the Coast Guard boat  and the small sailing boat was towed back to Doolin Pier.

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