Suffolk/Essex: Yacht towed back to marina after Mayday call

Coastguard teams have helped to bring a yacht back to Shotley Marina after it ran into trouble near Harwich.

Thames Coastguard received a Mayday called from the yacht, Thalassa, at 7am yesterday after it was reported it had suffered a fouled propeller and was not under command.

Harwich RNLI all weather lifeboat was sent to recover the vessel and tow them back to the River Orwell.

The Holbrook Coastguard Team was also tasked to help and brought the yacht into Shotley Marina.

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