Guernsey

Guernsey lifeboat rescues yacht crew who lost rudder

  • 20 August 2012
  • From the section Guernsey

A French yacht, which lost its rudder, and its four crew were rescued by the Spirit of Guernsey lifeboat.

The Palynaro was four and half miles from the Hanois Lighthouse when it called for help at 22:30 BST on Sunday.

Deputy harbour master Tony Pattimore said the French coastguard assisted in communicating with the crew.

The boat was towed back to St Peter Port Harbour.

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