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Shotley Marshes: Fears for the safety of yacht crew reported to emergency services

PUBLISHED: 19:43 10 August 2014 | UPDATED: 09:38 11 August 2014

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Fears for the safety of people aboard a grounded yacht near Suffolk were reported to the emergency services this afternoon.

Thames Coastguard received reports of a yacht grounded near Shotley Marshes shortly after 4pm.

Holbrook Coastguard attended the yacht and established the people on board were “safe and well” and waiting for next high tide.

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