Callout 437

Posted on Monday Jul 27, 2009

At 18.00 LNR was tasked by Coastguard to search for a 27′ McGregor sailing boat with 3 POB. The casualty vessel was reported to have broken their sail and also engine failure in the vicinity of Ardboe Point.
KILB was on standby while AILB and Support 1 carried out an extensive search. The casualty vessel was located 1 mile east of 3 islands on the north shore, in 6′ of water.
Support 1 took the occupants on board and transferred them to Ballyronan Marina while AILB took the casualty vessel under tow to Ballyronan Marina.