Lifeboat in Unconscious Woman Alert

24th January 2015

 A woman reported to have lost unconsciousness after becoming ill aboard a yacht led to Cowes RNLI lifeboat being launched just after 2 pm today.

 The woman was on the 36 sloop Party off Norris, east of East Cowes. Although the lifeboat was quickly launched the yacht had managed to reach Trinity Landing under its own power, by which time the woman had regained consciousness. She was however checked over by paramedics at a waiting ambulance.

 The lifeboat returned to station at 2.32.

Author: George Chastney, Lifeboat Press Officer

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