Island Girl yacht leaves Ramsgate beach after two days on sands – and has to be rescued by RNLI crew

RNLI rescue Island Girl Photo Mark Stanford

Ramsgate lifeboat has been launched to rescue a yacht that had previously spent two days ‘sitting’ on Ramsgate’s main beach.

The Island Girl was left on the beach on Thursday (July 4). It relaunched but has now had to be rescued after suffering engine failure just off Ramsgate beach.

Photo Mark Stanford

The inshore lifeboat volunteer crew have towed the yacht, which had one person onboard, into Ramsgate Harbour.