For emergencies on Lough Neagh and it’s tributary rivers call 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

Callout 665

Lifeboats tasked by CGOC Belfast @21:47 to a 26ft vessel which had lost steering one mile away from Church point with 5 persons on board.

Lifeboats launched and quickly located the vessel, when arriving on scene the 2 adults and 3 children all wearing PFDs were ok and happy for us to commence a tow.

Once the tow line was in place the vessel was towed to the Battery Harbour and lifeboats where made ready for next tasking.