Update: Occupants of capzised Woodbridge dinghy found safe

The occupants of a sailing dinghy swam to shore after they capsized in Woodbridge.

A Sea King helicopter, which had been on a training sortie from Wattisham, together with coastguard crews from Felixstowe and Shingle Street were sent to search the River Deben yesterday after the empty boat was spotted on its side by a member of the public.

A spokeswoman for Walton Coastguard said the search was called off at about 2.50pm after the occupants called police to say they had abandoned the boat and had swam to shore close to the Sutton Hoo visitor centre.

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