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Lowestoft RNLI assist yacht into harbour

PUBLISHED: 18:35 27 October 2014 | UPDATED: 18:35 27 October 2014

Coastguards have helped rescue a woman from the sea at Harwich

Coastguards have helped rescue a woman from the sea at Harwich

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A yacht has been towed safely into harbour after calling for emergency assistance.

The 12m vessel was reported to be struggling in the approach to Lowestoft Harbour when its crew called Humber Coastguard at about 4.30pm.

Lowestft RNLI was called to assist and guided the yacht safely into harbour by 5.40pm, a spokesman for the Coastguard said.

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