Jet ski towed
to safety after breaking down at Brean Down
people were rescued near Brean Down on Sunday morning, August
7th, after their jet
ski encountered mechanical problems and began drifting away from
local beach warden spotted the craft in distress and alerted Coastguards
number one lifeboat was also launched and the
jet ski was towed to the safety of the River Axe at the eastern
end of Brean Down.
two men onboard the jet ski, a 35 year-old and a 25 year-old,
are staying in Brean on a four week holiday and praised the swift
response of the RNLI and Coastguard. They were
unharmed in the incident.
Coastguard spokesman added that the jet ski was now moored safely
in the River Axe near Uphill awaiting repairs.
Burnham-On-Sea Coastguard Web site
team rescues man at Brean Down Fort
Three rescued from Brean Down fort