Teignmouth’s RNLI lifeboat crew rescue two people on-board broken down boat

Lifeboats News Release

Teignmouth’s lifeboat crew gave assistance to two people on-board a broken down 23ft leisure boat on Tuesday, 12 April 2016.

The request to launch was received from the Coastguard at 6.42pm and the volunteer crew quickly located the vessel with two males who were unharmed. The vessel had low batteries and a failing radio and was situated approximately six nautical miles south of Teignmouth.

The lifeboat crew took the vessel under tow and returned her to her mooring in Teignmouth harbour. The lifeboat and crew returned safely to the station at 8pm.

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