Padstow RNLI lifeboat crew launch in the early hours to stricken motor cruiser
The Padstow lifeboat crew launched at 1.03am this morning (6 September 2019) to reports of an 18m steel motor cruiser with engine failure 34 miles north west of Padstow.
The volunteer crew arrived on scene and established a tow line with the cruiser. The lifeboat towed the motor cruiser back towards Padstow harbour at a steady rate with the incoming tide. When the tide was at the correct level the cruiser was taken safely into the inner harbour.
Padstow RNLI crew returned to the station at 10.30am after more than 9 hours at sea.
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Credit: Padstow RNLI Lifeboat
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