RNLI Mudeford recover boats loose from their moorings

Lifeboats News Release

Whilst out on normal Sunday training exercise RNLI Mudeford were made aware of a number of vessels that had been ripped loose from their trot moorings

Whilst out on normal Sunday training exercise RNLI Mudeford were made aware of a number of vessels that had been ripped loose from their trot moorings within the harbour during the high winds.

To prevent the owners of the sailing vessels or other members of the public risking their lives or the vessels becoming a hazard to other vessels, RNLI Mudeford were asked to see if they could tow them to safety.

The crew worked tirelessly for over 90 minutes in worsening conditions but managed to recover the vessels safely onto the trot moorings within Christchurch harbour.

RNLI Mudeford then returned to finish the planned training exercise for the rest of the morning.

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