06/08/22 23:21 – 01:45
rehouse 07/08/22 07:00-08:00
Request from Coastguard to located and assist a 16 foot vessel off Pittenweem with mechanical problems, 3 persons onboard, anchor was away and having limited comms with intermittent handheld VHF.
The vessel was not near the original location given and eventually spotted close to rocks off Cellardyke.
ALB transferred one crew member across with hand held VHF and survivors lifejackets for the occupants.
A tow was established and casualty vessel towed safely into Anstruther harbour and berthed.
ALB tied up at West Pier and rehoused later in the morning when tide conditions allowed
Weather Clear sky
Wind Force 4 Mod breeze
Wind dir SW
Sea state Mod Chop
High Tide 21:43