Exmouth RNLI tows stricken vessel back to safety

PUBLISHED: 14:32 05 May 2009 | UPDATED: 10:53 10 June 2010

EXMOUTH RNLI on Monday evening towed a 20-foot cabin cruiser with two people aboard to safety after it suffered gearbox failure.

EXMOUTH RNLI on Monday evening towed a 20-foot cabin cruiser with two people aboard to safety after it suffered gearbox failure.

The all-weather lifeboat was launched after another vessel's attempt to tow the stricken vessel failed.

The broken-down boat was taken back to Exmouth.


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