17 Jul 2012 - Padstow RNLI Lifeboat assist broken down yacht.

The volunteer crew of the Tamar class all-weather lifeboat from Padstow were launched today (Saturday 7th July) to go to the aid of a yacht which had suffered engine failure. The emergency pagers sounded for the crew at Padstow at 7.00am when they launched onboard the Tamar class all-weather lifeboat Spirit of Padstow. The yacht managed to sail to Stepper Point, were on arrival at the scene off Stepper Point the Lifeboat took the yacht in tow and brought the vessel into the harbour at Padstow.