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Cork Lifeboat Rescues Dismasted Fastnet Competitor

9th August 2017
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The yacht in the safe surrounds of the inner Harbour in Courtmacsherry in County Cork this morning The yacht in the safe surrounds of the inner Harbour in Courtmacsherry in County Cork this morning

The Courtmacsherry RNLI Lifeboat completed the rescue of the 40–ft Fastnet Yacht Race competitor following the early morning callout at 3.21am this morning.

Both boats arrived to the Inner Harbour at Courtmacsherry in County Cork just after 8am this morning, after a three–hour tow from the casualty site, 13–miles east of the Galley Head.

The yacht got into difficulties after its mast broke earlier this morning.

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