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Littlehampton and Selsey RNLI lifeboats assist dinghy in distress

Lifeboats News Release

Littlehampton RNLI received a request from the UK Coastguard, at appproximately 1:15pm (8 July), to attend a small sailing boat which had capsized and snapped its mast off Bognor Regis.

Littlehampton RNLI lifeboat headed to assist the dinghy, which had two people on-board. Selsey RNLI lifeboat, which had been on a training exercise nearby, also attended.

One of the crew of the sailing boat was taken aboard the Selsey RNLI lifeboat to be checked over as a precautionary measure, and was taken ashore. Littlehampton RNLI lifeboat crew recovered the sailing boat and brought it ashore along with the sailing boat's other crew member.


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