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.