The Press and Journal (Inverness, Highlands, and Islands)

Lifeboat in yacht res­cue


Eight peo­ple on board a yacht have been towed back to safety by Stornoway lifeboat af­ter suf­fer­ing en­gine fail­ure. Coast­guard re­ceived a call at 11.19am from the stranded 19 me­tre long ves­sel, 10 nau­ti­cal miles south east of Stornoway Har­bour. The lifeboat crew es­cort­ing the boat back to the har­bour, ar­riv­ing at 2.50pm.

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