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MOTORBOAT WITH ENGINE ISSUES TOWED TO SAFETY

Volunteers from Ryde Inshore Rescue were called into actions yesterday (Monday) when a motorboat lost engine power whilst out on the Solent.

Solent Coastguard requested the launch of Ryde Rescue 1 lifeboat from Appley at 15:31.

Once on the water the lifeboat crew located the 25ft casualty vessel and quickly established a tow.

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The motorboat and its crew, who were safe and uninjured, were towed to a port of safety.

Ryde Rescue 1 returned to the boathouse at 17:30.


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