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Walton: Lifeboat tows stranded yacht to safety
10:00am Tuesday 20th August 2013 in News
WALTON’S lifeboat was launched to tow a yacht to safety after it ran aground.
Coastguards received a distress call from the yacht Azba after it became stuck in the Thames Estuary at about 4.25am on Monday.
The Walton lifeboat was sent to the scene and towed the yacht, which had three people on board, back to Shotley Point marina.