Motor cruiser towed in after suffering engine problems

Lifeboats News Release

Wells all-weather lifeboat was in action on Sunday (4 August) when she towed a motor cruiser into harbour after she developed engine trouble at sea.

Taken from the bows of Janolian as she was being towed in.

RNLI/Kevin Parr

The thirty-seven foot Janolian, with two people on board, was on route from the Humber to Lowestoft when she was forced to call UK Coastguard for assistance.

Wells all-weather lifeboat launched at 4:38 pm and picked up the tow from Sheringham lifeboat, which was the first on the scene and answered the call for help.

Wells lifeboat had to wait offshore for the tide to run and there was sufficient water in the harbour channel. At 7:52pm she began towing the vessel into the harbour and take her up to the quay in the town.

No one was hurt in the incident.

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