Launch Information - 29/07/2019


Cromer Lifeboat called out to assist yacht.

Following a call from the UK Coastguard, Cromer’s all weather lifeboats ‘Lester’ was launched to a report of problems on the ‘Alpha Beta’ – a 12 metre cabin cruiser. 


The crew of the offshore lifeboat, Lester, was launched at around 15:10, to reports engine problems.  As the cabin cruiser was with another vessel, they agreed to continue their journey.


The weather conditions whilst bright had a wind coming from the South West at Force 2/3, the sea was calm.


At 17:58  ‘Lester’ had been refuelled, washed down and made ready for its next call.


Lifeboat: ON 1287 LESTER Lifeboat

Launched: 29/07/2019

Launch Time: 15:10

Returned: 29/07/2019

Return Time: 17:58


Boat Crew: 

Ady Barker

Kevin Johnston

Vernon Hoare

Chris Shepherd

Reis Khalil

Matt Hardy

Shore Crew:

Steve Guest

Roger Sutton

Bernice Stowe

Paul Russell

Darren Jones

Emma Tuck

Kate Berry

John Redmond