Lifeboat Called To French Yacht

lifeboat 2013_3St Mary’s lifeboat was called out this afternoon after St Mary’s Harbour office took a call from someone in distress aboard a yacht about a mile south of Peninnis Head.

The Assistant Harbourmaster contacted Falmouth Coastguard.

RNLB ‘The Whiteheads’ was launched at 5.20pm to go to the aid of the 32 ft French vessel, ‘Le Rerisco.”

The lifeboat under the command of Stuart Hitchens arrived at the vessel at 5.45pm and towed the yacht to St Mary’s harbour.