2012 Incident #63 16.12.12 1255UTC #5509

An off duty coastguard and sailing club member, reported that a number of sailing dinghies had been capsized in a dramatic squall about 200m from Lyme Regis harbour   The Initial Response Team, the IRT, together with the RNLI lifeboat were tasked to assist the sailing club safety boat with the rescue of the casualties from the water.  One fifteen year old girl had mild hypothermia and was quickly returned to the lifeboat station.  Before returning home she was checked over by the an ambulance paramedic to ensure she was suffering no ill effects from her ordeal.

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