Lowestoft lifeboat called to assist yacht with engine failure
PUBLISHED: 09:38 20 July 2015 | UPDATED: 09:38 20 July 2015
The Lowestoft RNLI lifeboat was called to the aid of a yacht which had broken down near Kessingland.
The ‘Patsy Knight’ was called out yesterday afternoon (Sunday), at 1.30pm, to assist the yacht.
Lifeboat Coxswain John Fox said: “We were called out at 1.30pm to help a yacht which had broken down off Kessingland whilst out for a day’s sailing.
“We located the 40ft yacht called ‘Sweet Promise’ four miles south-east of Lowestoft and the two crew on board told us that they were unable to make any headway because the engines had failed.
“There was a good southerly breeze blowing as we took the vessel in tow and brought her safely back to her mooring at the Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht Club at Lowestoft.”
If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Lowestoft Journal. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.