Coastguard and lifeboat crews mobilised to help boat 'in distress'

Coastguard and lifeboats from Fleetwood were called out yesterday to help a boat that had got into difficulty.

Saturday, 16th June 2018, 9:31 am
Updated Tuesday, 19th June 2018, 3:33 pm
HM Coastguard Fleetwood.

The two maritime rescue services mobilised at 1:08pm after receiving reports of a vessel with a damaged mast.

Lifeboats crews attended the damage vessel to find a small catamaran with a broken mast.

A spokesman from HM Coastguard Fleetwood said: "The vessel was towed to Skippool and handed over to the coastguard team who assisted with the securing the vessel and ensuring those on-board where safe and sound."