Father and son towed to safety by the RNLI

A father and son whose yacht was anchored in the seabed were helped by the Yarmouth RNLI at the weekend.

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Richard shares this RNLI news from the weekend. Ed


Late in the evening of 1st April a distress call alerted the Yarmouth All Weather Lifeboat, the Eric and Susan Hiscock, to assist the 32ft yacht ‘No Three’ off Freshwater Bay.

The yacht, which was crewed by a father and his young son, had fouled her stern gear and was effectively anchored to the sea bed.

A lifeboat crew man was put aboard the yacht and the obstruction was cut free.

The ‘No Three’ was taken in tow and brought safely into Yarmouth harbour at 11pm.

Image: © Nick Edwards

Monday, 3rd April, 2017 7:05am

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Christine Burgess

Whose, not who’s.