Maritime Volunteer Service

Patron: H. R. H. Prince Michael of Kent

East Sussex Sovereign Harbour Unit

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East Sussex 1 Trip Saturday 10 September 2016

ES1 carried out an afternoon trip to give four potential new members a taste of what we do. As it turned out it was a more exciting trip than we had anticipated. Towards the end of the afternoon the Coastguard helicopter came close and, by VHF, requested permission to land a paramedic on ES1's deck as an exercise. Of course we were more than happy to comply. The manoeuvre required holding a very steady course and speed throughout. Thanks go to Les for keeping the vessel 'right on' for over half an hour. Thanks to Graeme Wills for the photos.