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Injured Person On Board Yacht Northern Gypsy

In the early hours of last Saturday morning the lifeboat was called to transfer a woman with head injuries from the yacht Northern Gypsy.

The lifeboat landed the lady at Dungeness lifeboat station and she was taken by ambulance to hospital. Due to the severety of her condition her husband accompanied her and two experienced lifeboat crew members, Mark Richardson and Roger Gillett sailed their yacht on to Dover Harbour

Earlier in the week the RNLI lifeboat at Dungeness was called to a local fishing vessel with engine failure. The lifeboat towed the casualty back to the Dungeness beach.