Ramsgate RNLI launch to motor cruiser in distress

RNLI launch Photo Simon Crow

Ramsgate RNLI launched this morning (August 9) after a distress call from a motor cruiser.

The All-Weather Boat was deployed at 8.45am to a motor cruiser with electrical failure 8 miles east of Ramsgate.

Photo Simon Crow

The craft was reported to have two people on board. It was brought back to harbour by 11am. The cruiser was towed  to one of the harbour piers.

Photo Simon Crow

The RNLI crew also appears to have escorted two yachts, one under tow to the other, to harbour this morning.