St Mary’s Lifeboat Called Out To Assist Yacht Off Tresco

The St Mary’s Lifeboat crew is currently responding to a call for assistance from a yacht which has got into difficulty approximately 10 miles north of Tresco (20.00 Friday). Falmouth Coastguard say that the vessel, the Misdemeanor, has 4 people on board. Crew have reported a problem with the mainsail. The relief lifeboat was called out at around 17.40. The yacht was sailing to New Grimsby, but the Coastguard say that it is now likely to be towed into St Mary’s.