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Lough Neagh Rescue of Speedboat Made Easier Through Lat & Long Position

4th July 2021
Lough Neagh Rescue team attend to the broken down motorboat
Lough Neagh Rescue team attend to the broken down motorboat

Ardboe Point south of Ballyronan on the west side of Lough Neagh was the Lough Neagh Rescue team's call on Friday (2nd July).

A speed boat had broken down about two miles off the Point with five people on board, but as the skipper was able to provide a Lat and Long position it was easier to locate the vessel as the visibility was very poor.

Lifeboats arrived alongside the boat and made sure there were no casualties before towing it to Kinnego Marina at Oxford Island on the south shore of the Lough.

Betty Armstrong

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Betty Armstrong is Afloat and Yachting Life's Northern Ireland Correspondent. Betty grew up racing dinghies but now sails a more sedate Dehler 36 around County Down.

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