Peterhead RNLI lifeboat launches to disabled catamaran

Date: 28/09/2008

Author: David Anderson, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer

Peterhead RNLI lifeboat  (Credit Nicholas Leach)The RNLI Peterhead lifeboat launched today at 1.30 pm to assist a Catamaran Yacht of approximately 9.7M with two people on board which has a limited steering capability 13 miles east of Peterhead.

The lifeboat arrived on the scene of the casualty at approximately 2.10 p.m. The yacht is now in tow, and they are expected to return to Peterhead at approximately 5 p.m.

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