Harwich lifeboat rescues yacht

A LIFEBOAT stationed at Harwich received a may day call after a yacht ran into problems.A secondary may day call was received at around 5pm on Sunday from a 34 ft sailing yacht, Morning Star, which had three people onboard.

A LIFEBOAT stationed at Harwich received a may day call after a yacht ran into problems.

A secondary may day call was received at around 5pm on Sunday from a 34ft sailing yacht, Morning Star, which had three people onboard.

The Harwich all weather Lifeboat was launch to rescue the boat, positioned seven miles east of Harwich, as it was reported to have engine failure and rigging problems.

On arrival, the lifeboat towed the yacht to the mouth of the River Orwell, where it was handed over to a second boat already proceeding into Suffolk Yacht Harbour.

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