Wells Lifeboat rescues small yacht.

Lifeboats News Release

The all-weather lifeboat towed a twenty-six foot yacht into Wells Harbour in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 18 August) after she developed engine trouble.


Wells lifeboat tows in Phaedra

At 11:40 pm last night the yacht, with two people on board, called for help when her engine broke down seven miles NE of Wells Harbour.

The lifeboat launched from the Holkham Bay low water launch site and reached the yacht forty-five minutes later. Two crew members were put on board and secured a tow to the yacht.

Once the line was established the yacht was towed to Wells arriving at Wells Fairway Buoy at 3:20am this morning, where they waited for the tide.

At 6:10am the tow resumed and the yacht was safely brought in and moored on the pontoon in the outer harbour.


Recovery of lifeboat after all night rescue

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