Weymouth lifeboat tows yacht into harbour

Lifeboats News Release

Weymouth RNLI all-weather lifeboat was launched 2.15pm on Wednesday 4 April at the request of the Solent Coastguard to go to the assistance of the 13m yacht with four persons on board.


Weymouth lifeboat tows yacht into harbour

It was reported to be in a position four miles east of Grove Point, Portland.

Once on scene at 2.45pm the lifeboat escorted the yacht under sail closer to Weymouth before attaching a tow line and bringing her into Weymouth Harbour arriving at around 4pm. She was tied up in the harbour opposite the lifeboat station.

The lifeboat returned to its berth, refuelled and made ready for the next call.

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