Sunderland lifeboat rescues yacht at sea

The Sunderland RNLI was called to rescue a yacht which had broken down off the coast.

Sunday, 19th May 2019, 5:25 pm
Sundeland RNLI in action today.

At 2pm today volunteers were requested by the UK Coastguard to lauch the Atlantic 85 Lifeboat to a yacht which had suffered engine failure.

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A spokesman for the Sunderland RNLI, said: "Our crew quickly located Yacht ‘Freyr’ approximately one mile south east of Sunderland Harbour and took her safely under tow back to Sunderland Marina."

Sunderland RNLI rescue a yacht which had suffered engine failure.