Lifeboat races to aid of yacht

The Oban Times - - News -

OBAN lifeboat was launched on Sun­day to go to the aid of a yacht south of Croabh Haven. The RNLI boat was called out by Stornoway Coast­guard at 5.35pm to as­sist a yacht with five peo­ple on board af­ter it suf­fered en­gine dif­fi­culty. Shortly af­ter leav­ing the berth, the vol­un­teer crew were re­quested to stand down as the yacht had been taken un­der tow by an­other boat in the area. Oban lifeboat re­turned to sta­tion where she was re­fu­elled and made ready again by 6.15pm.

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