The all weather lifeboat was launched to search for man reported to be missing off Hove with his dog. The lifeboat crew carried out an extensive search of the area from east to west joining the inshore lifeboat, Brighton lifeboat, the coastguard rescue helicopter, Sussex Police, the police helicopter, Shoreham and Newhaven coastguard teams and other fishing vessels in the search. They were eventually stood down around 4am in the on Sunday after nothing was found.