Search for missing person

Date: Monday 20 September 2021

Location: Between Pendower Beach and Nare Head, Gerrans Bay

Weather: N 2, Slight Sea and Swell, Excellent Visibility, Clear Sky

Inshore lifeboat: (Launched 17:42 / Returned 20:12) – Jamie Wakefield (Helmsman), Tamara Brookes, Cadan Harris, Lloyd Barron


At 17:30 Falmouth Coastguard requested that Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat be launched to assist in the search for a missing person between Pendower Beach and Nare Head. Portscatho and Mevagissey Coastguard Rescue Teams and Police Units including the Police Helicopter were also tasked to assist.

The Inshore Lifeboat launched from its slipway at 17:42 and having rounded Zone Point headed up to the east arriving on scene off Pendower Beach at 17:56. A search was carried out by all the emergency services and the casualty was eventually safely recovered with the assistance of the Coastguard Helicopter so at 19:46 the Inshore Lifeboat was released to return to its station.

The Inshore Lifeboat was recovered on to its slipway at 20:12 where it was refuelled and made ready for service by 20:24.

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