Stricken vessel towed to safety

Clovelly crew launch within six minutes of shout.

LIFEBOAT crews launched to rescue a stricken vessel near Westward Ho! in Friday afternoon.

A team from Clovelly was scrambled within six minutes of alarm being raised by a boat drifting with the tide near cliffs at Peppercombe.

The crew towed the vessel, which was suffering engine failure, back safely to Instow where they were moored.


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