yacht towed to safety by Burnham-On-Sea lifeboat crew
Burnham-On-Sea lifeboat was launched on Monday evening (September
3rd) to help a yacht that had lost power in the River Parrett.
RNLI's Staines Whitfield lifeboat was called out just after 7.30pm
when the yacht was spotted drifting in difficulty in the middle
of the river estuary.
yachts crew were apparently visitors to the area, their
engine had cut out, and due to the fast diminishing light they
had requested assistance," an RNLI spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
yacht was safely towed into the River Brue and moored on the Sailing