Invergordon Lifeboat launched to two persons stranded on yacht
Invergordon Volunteer Lifeboat crew were launched at 9:21pm Thursday 16th May to reports of 2 persons stranded on a yacht in the Cromarty Firth.
berth with 7 crew on board and made good speed West towards Invergordon Sailing
Club where crew spotted the vessel with two persons on board after a tender vessel
into position to allow the two sailors be safely transferred from the yacht to safety of the
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 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.