The Lizard Lifeboat

Sunday 1st August 2021

1st August 2021 – RNLB Rose launched at 8.35 am this morning tasked to a disabled yacht with 4 people aboard positioned just off nearby Bass Point. The Yacht reported a probable fouled rudder along with prop and drive problems. On arrival The Y-boat was launched and the crew subsequently cut away entangled fishing pot rope from the rudder –  the yacht was still unable to make headway and a decision was made to attach a tow rope and tow the yacht to anchor in Mylor to await repair. The lifeboat returned to Kilcobben to rehouse at 12.30 pm.

The Y-boat alongside after freeing the rudder - photograph courtesy Terry Thirlaway