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YACHT TOWED AFTER MECHANICAL FAILURE

bembridgelifeboatharbourpriorybayAn 18ft yacht suffering from mechanical failure has been towed into Bembridge Harbour this morning (Sunday).

Bembridge RNLI were paged to launch the All Weather Lifeboat (ALB) at 11:02 after HM Coastguard were alerted by the yacht’s crew by mobile phone that they had suffered a broken rudder off Seaview.

The ALB launched and made way to the scene before attaching a tow line and taking both the yacht and her crew into Bembridge Harbour.

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