Staithes and Runswick RNLI respond to reports of an upturned dinghy
Staithes and Runswick RNLI lifeboat was called out on Sunday evening (10 July) after H.M. Coastguards reported an inflatable dinghy upside down on the rocks near Port Mulgrave.
It is thought that the dinghy had not been properly secured and had drifted away. It was picked up and taken to Staithes.
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