YARMOUTH LIFEBOAT CALLED TO ASSIST YACHT AT HURST POINT

Published:

Yarmouth RNLI are assisting a vessel which has gone aground at the narrowest point of the Solent this afternoon (Wednesday).

The All Weather Lifeboat was tasked by Solent Coastguard at around 13:30 when the yacht ‘High Jinks’ reported being in difficulty at Hurst Point.

Volunteer lifeboat crew members are currently assisting the casualty vessel, which left Lymington at around 11:00 this morning.

Article continues below this advertisement

It appears the yacht has been pulled clear and is underway once again, according to AIS tracking.

UPDATE – The boat has been escorted into Lymington Yacht Haven by Yarmouth RNLI and will be lifted out of the water to be checked for damage.

Yarmouth Lifeboat has now returned to her berth.

Article continues below this advertisement
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.
Football Betting Site Betway
 

Join our daily newsletter

News, Traffic & Travel Tweets