At about 00:45 this morning the French yacht Jouvente, having just arrived in St Peter Port advised the duty Marina staff that they had a man in the water. When questioned further it transpired that this had not just occurred but had in fact occurred at around 21:00 on Saturday, off the Hanois Lighthouse. The lifeboat crew were immediately paged and the Channel Island Air Search crew soon after. The lifeboat departed St Peter Port at 01:10 and Channel Island Air Search took off shortly afterwards.
0259 3rd February, 2013 A call was received from the local Cabin Cruiser “Restless”, just east of the Lower Heads, Little Russel, that she had lost all her electrics along with her engine and was unable to proceed. Unfortunately, at this time, there was no other vessel to assist the casualty so the “Spirit of Guernsey” was tasked to rescue the vessel.
At 1753 on Wednesday 30th January, 2013, a call was received from the local fishing boat “Amy Blue”, just north of the Beq Du Nez, Sark
She had fouled her propeller with a discarded net or rope and was having difficulty making way with the strong Spring Tides. Unfortunately, at this time,there was no other vessel to assist the casualty. ”HMS St Albans” was in Guernsey waters carrying out navigation exercises and kindly offered any assistance that she could offer to assist with the Casualty.