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Stranded yacht rescued near Walton backwaters
9:20am Monday 16th September 2013 in News
A YACHT was towed to safety after running aground near Walton’s backwaters.
A concerned member of the public contacted coastguards after spotting the stranded craft.
It had become stuck in an area of low water in an approach to the backwaters at about 4.20pm on Sunday.
With weather conditions quickly deteriorating the coastguards immediately sent the Felixstowe Coast Patrol to help.
The crew refloated the stranded yacht and towed it to Titchmarsh Marina.