Latest News


rydeinshorerescueA 9 metre yacht was towed to safety this afternoon after grounding on Ryde Sands.

The assistance of the independent Ryde Inshore Rescue was requested by Solent Coastguard at around 12:40 following the alert. Island Echo understand the stranded yacht had two persons on board.

Ryde Rescue 1 was launched to assist the sailors before taking the vessel under tow to deeper waters to carry out an inspection for damage, before the yacht left the area.

Article continues below this advertisement

No one was injured in the incident.

The views/opinions expressed in these comments are solely those of the author and do not represent those of Island Echo. House rules on commenting must be followed at all times. data-matched-content-ui-type="image_card_stacked"

News, Traffic & Travel Tweets