July 21, 2017 SAR Unit 59 Tasked at 07:00
- 32’ Sailboat aground on reef at Phipps Point, Lambert Channel, Hornby Island.
- Husband, wife and two pre-teen daughters and family dog onboard. All OK.
- Sea-tow responded and waited with them until the tide came back in.
- Unit 59 was stood down after Sea-tow arrived. Family declined transport back to Ford’s Cover as
- they wanted to stay with their boat.
- A good example of not understanding the charts for this area.