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Pilot cutter transfer journey in force six winds


published on 27 April 2020 419 -

Found on YouTube. Created by portoflondon.
Estuary Services crew Andrew Howland (coxswain) and Wayne Goldfinch (deckhand) transferring PLA pilot, Stephen Ford on an approx. eight-mile trip from Ramsgate to board the tanker Songa Breeze at the NE Goodwin pilot boarding ‘diamond’. Departing at 0955 on 20 April 2020, they steered an easterly course to reach the ship by 1030. Weather: wind North Easterly F6, sea state moderate to rough, visibility 10 nautical miles.

Footage: ESL
Edit: Theo Albanis, Port of London Authority
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