RNLI Brighton Lifeboat assist broken-down vessel.
Brighton lifeboat tasked to distressed yacht with engine failure at 12.01am Sunday 24 March.
RNLI Brighton lifeboat Random Harvest was launched at 12.01am early Sunday morning to assist a yacht with engine failure. Random Harvest safely aided the vessel and two individuals on-board into Brighton Marina. On scene visibility was excellent with a mild East wind. The operation was concluded at 12.42am with the boat re-housed ready for service immediately.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.