Callout 619

Posted on Friday Jun 9, 2017

Last Night, Friday 9th June 2017, at 23:00hrs HM Coastguard tasked the Ardboe lifeboat to a yacht with 2 persons on board, the casualty vessel had experienced engine difficulties near Ballyronan and requested assistance.
The Ardboe lifeboat launched and proceeded search for the casualty vessel with the Kinnego lifeboat remaining on standby / immediate readiness.
The casualty vessel was located approximately 1nm East of Ballyronan marina, one LNR crew member boarded the casualty vessel and a tow line was attached with the consent of the skipper. The lifeboat then proceeded to tow the casualty vessel into Ballyronan marina where it was brought safely alongside the jetty.
Ardboe lifeboat returned to base.