DATE 22/10/19 10:31 – 18:45
Request from HMCG to launch and assist 11.5 m yacht approx 19 miles NE of FifeNess (24 miles from Anstruther) Two persons on board with engine failure and suffering from sea sickness & exhaustion.
Casualty located and doing 1.5 kn into weather, rope passed over after discussion with the skipper on strong point for tow, weather too fresh to attempt transfer.
Tow recommenced and due to slow flooding tide held casualty off harbour for 45min until safe to bring alongside.
Stood down and recalled crew for rehouse.
Weather Part Cloudy
Wind Force 3 Gentle breeze
Wind direction NW
Sea state Rough