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Douglas RNLI rescues yacht in difficulty

Engine failed 25 miles off Douglas

Douglas lifeboat has been to the aid of a yacht in difficulty off the Island's south east coast.

There were three people on board the 30ft vessel, which had left Angelsey earlier in the day.

The RNLI traveled to the yacht when its engine failed about 25 miles away from Douglas.

The all-weather lifeboat 'Marine Engineer' launched under volunteer coxwain Graeme Cushnie.

On a clear night the crew was able to quickly track and tow the boat back to Douglas harbour.

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