Broken down Jet Ski

Wednesday 24 May 2017

Location: Off Penarrow Point, Carrick Roads

Weather: E 1, Slight Sea and No Swell, Good Visibility, Sunny

Inshore lifeboat (Launched 08:27 / Returned 08:55) – Tom Telford (Helmsman), Elliot Holman, Jamie Wakefield


At 20:56 Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat was just returning from exercise when Falmouth Coastguard requested that the Inshore Lifeboat assist a jet ski with two persons on-board which had broken down off Penarrow Point in the Carrick Roads.

The Inshore Lifeboat launched from her slipway at 20:57 and arrived on scene off Penarrow Point at 21:02. The two occupants were transferred to the Inshore Lifeboat and the Jet Ski was taken in tow being safely delivered to the Mylor Harbour slipway at 21:20, the Inshore Lifeboat being released to return to its station.

The Inshore Lifeboat was recovered onto its slipway at 21:35 where the lifeboat was refuelled and made ready for service by 21:45.