2.61 hours at sea, 2 people were helped, 1 life was saved

Narrative

The volunteer crew was tasked to a paddle boarder in difficulty approx. 0.5 mile off Portobello. On arrival it was found that a kayaker had also made his way out to offer assistance. He had then suffered a medical issue and also required assistance. Both casualties were returned to the beach, provided with casualty care and handed over to an ambulance.

Area Map

Location

Portobello

Lifeboat Crew Involved

Helmsman:M Chalmers
Crewmember:M Davidson
Crewmember:P Stather
Crewmember:K Milne
Tractor Driver:P Wibberley
Shore Helper:G Milne