Yacht posed danger to shipping

By a County Press reporter

Friday, April 11, 2014

 

A YACHT posing "a significant danger to shipping" off the Isle of Wight was taken in tow by Yarmouth RNLI Lifeboat this week.

The Isle of Wight lifeboat took the disabled yacht Manhattan in tow 20 miles south of The Needles at 9pm on Wednesday. She had damaged her steering gear on a lobster pot.

Manhattan was towed to Yarmouth, berthing for repairs at 12.35am.

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