Staithes and Runswick RNLI assists two people on stranded yacht

Lifeboats News Release

Staithes and Runswick RNLI's Atlantic 85 inshore lifeboat was launched shortly after 11am on Sunday (16 May) to assist a yacht which had become fouled on commercial lobster potting equipment approximately 1.5 miles north of Runswick Bay.

The lifeboat was launched shortly after 11am to assist the yacht which had become fouled on commercial lobster potting equipment approximately 1.5 miles north of Runswick Bay. Runswick Bay Rescue Boat was also in attendance.

The yacht with two people aboard was freed from the fishing equipment and was able to continue its voyage to Hartlepool under sail where Hartlepool RNLI Lifeboat was launched to assist the yacht into Hartlepool Marina.

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