Lifeboat crew called to help wind farm guard boat
Filey’s volunteer lifeboat crew were called to help a broken down wind farm guard vessel.
Humber Coastguard requested the launch of Filey’s all-weather lifeboat to assist the 25-metre boat - the Opportune - whose engine had failed about six miles east of Filey on Tuesday September 1 at 4pm.
It took around three hours to tow the boat to Scarborough's harbour where it was berthed.
John Ward, Filey Lifeboat's press officer, said: “Our all-weather lifeboat was quickly launched today. The service was quite straightforward, although the Opportune is quite a large vessel.
"Thanks to all the crew who attended yesterday especially those who assisted with the recovery of the lifeboat."
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