Person reported in the Water

Thursday 14 April 2016

Location: Mylor Creek

Weather: SE 6, Slight Sea and Swell, Good Visibility, Clear Periods

Inshore lifeboat (Launched 20:49 / Returned 21:38) – Sandy Procter (Helmsman), Tom Bird, Jamie Connoly


At 20:49 Falmouth Coastguard requested that Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat be launched following reports of a person in the water near the boatyard at Church Road, Mylor Creek. The Falmouth Coastguard Cliff Rescue Team and Police Units were also tasked to assist.

The Inshore Lifeboat launched from her slipway at 20:55 and headed up the Carrick Roads arriving on scene in Mylor Creek at 21:07. It was soon confirmed that the casualty was out of the water and being looked after by the police so at 20:25 all units were released to return to their stations.

The Inshore Lifeboat was recovered onto its slipway at 21:38, being refuelled and ready for service by 21:50.