Yacht towed to safety by coastguards

COASTGUARDS were called to assist a yacht which had got into difficulties off Shotley Marina on Friday night.

COASTGUARDS were called to assist a yacht which had got into difficulties off Shotley Marina on Friday night.

The Shotley lock-keeper raised the alarm about the 20ft yacht, which had one person aboard, at about 8.25pm.

Harwich Inshore lifeboat was tasked to assist and towed the yacht back to Shotley Marina, where she was safely moored