Hastings lifeboat rescues yacht with engine failure

The yacht was towed to the harbour. Photo: Hastings Lifeboat/Twitter
The yacht was towed to the harbour. Photo: Hastings Lifeboat/Twitter

The lifeboat was launched in Hastings yesterday after a yacht reported engine failure ten miles south east of the shore.

The lifeboat was requested to attend the incident by the Solent Coastguard, a spokesman said.

The volunteer crew was quickly on the scene, where they rigged a tow and brought the vessel safely back to Sovereign Harbour, confirmed the spokesman.

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