Drifting powerboat rescued by Burnham-On-Sea lifeboats
Lifeboat crews from Burnham-On-Sea rescued a stranded powerboat
on Saturday (August 23rd).
were called out at around 9am when two people onboard the boat,
called Trinity, pictured above, alerted Coastguards that they
were drifting without power to the west of Stert Island.
RNLI lifeboats were launched from Burnham, as pictured here, and
the boat and its occupants were towed to the town where the boat
was moored until the high tide in the evening.
Coastguard spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The vessel
had suffered an engine failure and no-one was hurt onboard. It
was moored in Burnham at the end of the slipway until the owner
recovered it later in the day."