Yacht towed to safety at Felixstowe

A YACHT had to be towed ashore after running aground on the Deben Bar.Three people were aboard the yacht Elevation when they called for assistance at 2pm yesterday.

A YACHT had to be towed ashore after running aground on the Deben Bar.

Three people were aboard the yacht Elevation when they called for assistance at 2pm yesterday.

Thames Coastguard launched the Harwich inshore lifeboat and the Felixstowe coastguard patrol and the yacht was towed to Felixstowe Ferry.