Exmouth RNLI tows yacht to safety

PUBLISHED: 17:16 06 June 2008 | UPDATED: 09:06 10 June 2010

A YACHT with two people on board was rescued by Exmouth inshore lifeboat on Friday afternoon after it ran aground in the new swash way channel.

A YACHT with two people on board was rescued by Exmouth inshore lifeboat on Friday afternoon after it ran aground in the new swash way channel.

The lifeboat crew towed the vessel out to the Exe Fairway buoy where the yacht owners checked the boat's keel for damage.

The yacht's crew waited until they had sufficient water to sail in with the incoming tide.

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