Rescue boat and lifeboat teams help yacht tangled on lobster pot ropes off Yorkshire Coast

Rescue boat and lifeboat teams were called to help a yacht whose propellor had got entangled on lobster pot ropes off the Yorkshire Coast yesterday.

Monday, 17th May 2021, 8:27 am
Updated Monday, 17th May 2021, 8:30 am
Staithes and Runswick RNLI and Runswick Bay Rescue Boat helped the yacht off Runswick Bay. Photo by Runswick Bay Rescue Boat.

Runswick Bay Rescue Boat crew were dispatched by Humber Coastguard to help the yacht, which was around a mile and a half off Runswick Bay, yesterday morning.

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Staithes and Runswick RNLI were also called in to help and eventually the yacht was freed.