Walton: Lifeboat pulls stranded yacht to safety

Lifeboat pulls stranded yacht to safety

Lifeboat pulls stranded yacht to safety

First published in News

WALTON lifeboat volunteers were sent to help a yacht which had broken down in a busy shipping lane.

The Belgian yacht Carpe Diem suffered engine problems and broke down about 20 miles off the Harwich coast.

The Walton crew towed the yacht out of danger to Shotley Marina, where it was met by a coastguard team.

It happened just before 1pm on Saturday.

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