Walton: Lifeboat pulls stranded yacht to safety

Clacton and Frinton Gazette: Lifeboat pulls stranded yacht to safety Lifeboat pulls stranded yacht to safety

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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