Latest Rescues

Yacht collision No. 05/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             17/02/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB0181/13
Launch:  10:53  Return:  12:30  H/W:  16:32
Type of casualty:  YACHT NO ENG    YACHT, NO ENGINE
Cause of Service:  COLLISION
Wind:  SE   Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Whilst on exercise ILB was tasked by Dublin C/G to go the the assistance of a yacht which was
involved in a collision with another yacht in Dublin Bay. loacted yacht and towed it back to yacht club Dun Laoghaire.

 

Multihull capsize No. 04/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             17/01/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0052/13
Launch:  12:19  Return:  13:00  H/W:  08:44
Type of casualty:  MULTI NO ENG    MULTIHULL, NO ENGINE
Cause of Service:  ADVRS CONDTS
Wind:  SSE  Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  FAIR          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  RAIN

Capsized catamaran dinghy, unable to right after some time. Attended and removed the crew and the
vessel to safety at Dun Laoghaire Coal Harbour

 

Kitesurfer rescued No. 03/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             12/01/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB0037/13
Launch:  12:25  Return:  13:35  H/W:  11:36
Type of casualty:  KITEBOARD       KITEBOARD
Cause of Service:  SAIL FAILURE
Wind:  E    Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Located  kitesurfer in difficulty near Dollymount and brought to safety at shore. CG Rescue Heli also
tasked for this incident.

 

ILB divert to kitesurfer No. 02/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             12/01/2013  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB0036/13
Launch:  12:25  Return:  13:35  H/W:  11:36
Type of casualty:  YACHT ENG       YACHT WITH ENGINE
Cause of Service:  FIRE
Wind:  E    Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

ILB tasked to assist ALB on service to yacht on fire. Diverted to assist kitesurfer in
difficulty near Dollymount.

 

Report of Fire No. 01/2013

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             12/01/2013  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB0036/13
Launch:  12:21  Return:  13:30  H/W:  11:36
Type of casualty:  YACHT ENG       YACHT WITH ENGINE
Cause of Service:  FIRE
Wind:  E    Force: 5    FRESH BREEZE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Yacht reported fire onboard. ALB attended and established that no fire had occurred,
no evidence of fire damage. Towed to Dun Laoghaire marina.

 

Search & Recovery No. 44/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             11/10/2012  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1635/12
Launch:  00:14  Return:  00:54  H/W:  01:25
Type of casualty:  BODY            HUMAN BODY
Cause of Service:  SEARCH & RECOVERY
Wind:  S    Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  MIST

ILB tasked to assist ALB at forty foot. Recovered and transferred to ambulance crew at Sandycove harbour.

 

Search & Recovery No. 43/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             10/10/2012  Lifeboat No:  ON1200 GIN: DUB1635/12
Launch:  23:54  Return:  00:55  H/W:  01:25
Type of casualty:  BODY            HUMAN BODY
Cause of Service:  SEARCH & RECOVERY
Wind:  S    Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  CHOPPY        Weather:  MIST

Launched to assist Gardai in Search & Recovery at forty foot. Subsequently used ILB for recovery due to rocky location.

   

Person in water No. 42/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             07/10/2012  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1618/12
Launch:  14:19  Return:  14:40  H/W:  15:55
Type of casualty:  PRS WATER       PERSON IN WATER
Cause of Service:  IN DISTRESS
Wind:  SE   Force: 4    MODERATE BRE  Visibility:  GOOD          Sea:  SLIGHT        Weather:  PART CLOUDY

Launched to assist recovery of a person in water close to Dublin city centre. Recalled en route as
Gardai and Fire Brigade coped.

 

Capsize dinghy No. 41/2012

Station:  DUN LAOGHAIRE             13/09/2012  Lifeboat No:  D-731  GIN: DUB1487/12
H/W:  21:43
Type of casualty:  SAIL DINGHY     SAILING DINGHY
Cause of Service:  CAPSIZE

Request from Dublin C/G to launch ILB for a capsized dinghy in Dun Laoghaire Harbour. ILB stood
down before launch as yacht club launch towed dinghy to National Yacht Club slipway.

   

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