Date – Saturday August 16th 2012
Launch Time – 14:30
Incident – Whilst attending the Cullercoats Lifeboat open day event the crew of Blyth lifeboat noticed a person waving for help from a jet ski just outside Cullercoats Bay, drifting north onto the rocks. The lifeboat proceeded towards the jet ski and upon arrival discovered that the craft had suffered mechanical failure.
The person was taken onboard the lifeboat and jet si taken in tow back to Cullercoats Bay where it was met by members Tynemouth Volunteer Life Bridage.
Photograph – S. Delf