Plymouth all-weather lifeboat tows 32ft yacht to safety
The volunteer crew of Plymouth lifeboat station were tasked at 4pm on Monday 4 December to a vessel with engine problems three miles south of Bolt Head.
The yacht had two persons on board and they were heading to Plymouth when they had problems.
Once on scene the volunteer crew established a tow. The weather was kind with a calm sea, light airs and mild for the time of year. Slowly Plymouth's lifeboat Sybil Mullen Glover and her volunteer crew towed the vessel to Plymouth and returned to the station.
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- Plymouth RNLI lifeboat has been operating since 1862. To learn more about the lifeboat station go to www.rnli.org.uk/plymouth
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