01 Mar 2013 - Padstow RNLI lifeboat tows in broken down fishing vessel

The volunteer crew of the Tamar class all-weather lifeboat from Padstow were paged shortly before 10am today (Friday 1st March) to go to the aid of a fishing vessel.

The Padstow Lifeboat ‘Spirit of Padstow’ was launched to go to the aid of the 26-ft fishing vessel from Padstow with two persons onboard. The vessel had broken down with engine trouble off Tintagel Head.

On arrival at the scene the crew of the lifeboat passed across a tow to the vessels owner.  Once set up the lifeboat took up the tow and the vessel was brought back to Padstow arriving at the harbour at 12.30pm.