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Monday, 24 November 2014

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Barrow RNLI rescue yacht with damaged rudder

Barrow RNLI volunteers rescued skipper and yacht in Morecambe Bay.

The team were called for assistance after the yacht was reported as having a damaged rudder in the Mort Bank area at Morecambe Bay by the skipper and sole occupant of the yacht ‘Tut Too’.

Liverpool Coastguard passed on the message to the team at about 1.30pm on Sunday April 6 after the damaged rudder began to cause steering difficulties.

The tide at the time was flooding with high water of 7.5 metres expected at 4-50pm with south-westerly winds at 18 to 20 knots.

The team rescued the yacht, which was four miles to the east of the lifeboat station, at about 1.50pm.

The yacht was moored at Roa Island and the skipper had been landed ashore by 4.30pm.

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I believe this is the third time in less than a week that this yacht has been recovered by the emergency services. Surely that should tell her skipper something?

Posted by John D on 7 April 2014 at 12:40

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