Yacht with engine failure towed to safety by Cowes RNLI Lifeboat

Isle Of Wight County Press - 26 June 2018

A BROKEN down yacht was towed to safety by the Cowes RNLI Lifeboat yesterday (Monday).

The yacht, which anchored at Osborne Bay after suffering engine failure, called the UK Coastguard for help.

As no other vessels in the vicinity volunteered to assist, the lifeboat was despatched to tow the yacht to Cowes.

Details were posted on Facebook with the caption: "The photographs show what a beautiful evening it was to be out on the water."

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