runs aground on Stert Island opposite Burnham-On-Sea
Coastguards were called out on Sunday evening (April 3rd) amid
concern for the welfare of a person onboard this catamaran after
it ran aground on Stert Island.
were called out shortly before 6.30pm after a seafront walker
spotted the stranded vessel on the mudflats opposite Burnham,
as pictured here.
it was established that several local fishermen had managed to
contact the catamaran to confirm that the person onboard was OK
and happy to wait for a fresh tide to refloat," said a spokesman.
the incident was a false alarm with good intent, Burnham Coastguards
encourage local people to dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard
if they suspect anyone is in danger.