Sunny

Sunny

max temp: 22°C

min temp: 16°C

Search

Suffolk: Two yachts assisted by coastguard

PUBLISHED: 08:19 05 August 2014 | UPDATED: 15:25 05 August 2014

Coastguard teams were called into action  Picture: RNLI

Coastguard teams were called into action Picture: RNLI

Archant

Two yachts were assisted by the coastguard yesterday.

The Aldeburgh RNLI Inshore Lifeboat was tasked to help the yacht Plato at 9.18am.

The two people on board had reported they had gone aground and tried to refloat on the morning high tide unsuccessfully, and requested assistance on the evening tide.

The yacht was successfully refloated with no damage at 5pm.

The Harwich RNLI Inshore and the River Deben Ferry were tasked to assist the yacht Willow, which had broken down in the entrance to the River Deben.

The ferry towed the yacht, which had two people on board, and the lifeboat went alongside to ensure all was well.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other East Anglian Daily Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by East Anglian Daily Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique East Anglian Daily Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

An Ipswich family says a school acted with a ‘lack of compassion’ when it split up two sisters minutes after learning their mother had suffered a miscarriage.

Two men have been arrested following a police pursuit by an armed response unit in Ipswich yesterday evening.

A motorcyclist who came to Suffolk for a classic biker reunion was caught drink-driving when he got lost and stopped to ask a police officer the way.

There is only around a week left to view a “vibrant and thought-provoking” art exhibition created by a group of amateur printmakers at DanceEast at Ipswich Waterfront.

Two men who were involved in a £47,000 armed robbery at a Suffolk jewellers have been jailed for a total of more than 17 years.

A new dedicated Horse and Country Ring is set to introduce Suffolk Show goers to its equine stars.

Two smugglers caught trying to bring more than 110,000 cigarettes illegally into the UK through Harwich International Port have been jailed.

Most read

Eating Out in the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Eating Out
supplement

View

Visit the Broads

cover

Click here to view
the Visit the Broads
supplement

View

Most commented

Show Job Lists

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to the following newsletters:

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter
MyDate24 MyPhotos24