13th December 2017

Aith lifeboat called out after yacht suffered difficulties

The lifeboat in Aith was called out this morning after a yacht lost power off Papa Stour.

The incident happened off Hamna Voe on the south side of the island shortly after 9am.

Three people were on board the yacht, Leona, when it began to suffer engine trouble.

The lifeboat towed the yacht back to West Burrafirth.

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