Dinghy stranded off Southend

Echo: Dinghy stranded off Southend Dinghy stranded off Southend

LIFEBOATMEN rescued a dinghy stuck in a failing wind against the tide.

The Southend RNLI inshore lifeboat came to the rescue of a sailing dinghy at about 5pm yesterday.

The craft appeared to be unable to make headway back ashore as the wind had dropped and the tide was going out.

The lifeboat ensured the sailors got to shore safely.

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12:13pm Sun 1 Jun 14

Nowthatsworthknowing says...

Not Thorpe bay yacht club again, be better off sticking to the ponds..
Not Thorpe bay yacht club again, be better off sticking to the ponds.. Nowthatsworthknowing
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2:33pm Sun 1 Jun 14

DAGASMAN says...

The 150 africans on board were very grateful to be helped "back" to shore
The 150 africans on board were very grateful to be helped "back" to shore DAGASMAN
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