Falmouth Coastguard Respond To Mayday Call Off Scilly

Falmouth Coastguard has been conducting a search this morning after a ‘Mayday’ was detected using their Isles of Scilly aerial.

A man has been collected by helicopter 22nm SW of St Mary’s leaving his 45ft white sailing vessel ‘Shady Lady’ adrift.

The Coastguard are trying to arrange recovery of the vessel but if the boat does appear close to shore over the coming days please advise Falmouth Coastguard or the St Mary’s Harbour staff as soon as possible.