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Youghal Lifeboat Called To Vessel Sinking In Harbour

21st September 2019
Youghal RNLI set up a tow for the sunken boat Youghal RNLI set up a tow for the sunken boat Photo: RNLI/Youghal

A boat sinking on its moorings at Youghal Harbour in East Cork prompted a callout for the local RNLI volunteers yesterday afternoon (Friday 20 September).

Only the bow of the 24ft boat was visible when the lifeboat crew arrived. A towline was set up and the vessel was brought as close to the pier as possible on the falling tide.

With assistance from the local coastguard unit, the boat was secured with two rides for the owner to attend too at low tide, Youghal RNLI reports.

Published in RNLI Lifeboats
MacDara Conroy

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MacDara Conroy is a contributor covering all things on the water, from boating and wildlife to science and business

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