Cowes Lifeboat Station

Lifeboat Exercise

Cowes Lifeboat launched on exercise last night to a rib provided by one of the station members that was three hours overdue on returning and had a hypothermic patient on board.

They first located the RIB off Osborne Bay at 1934, transferred the casualty and towed them to Cowes. The casualty was then treated for symptoms of mild hypothermia by Crew Member and Paramedic, Pete Murphy – Latham. The lifeboat returned to station at 2115.

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