Donaghadee Lifeboat

Concern for row boat triggers launch

THE Saxon was launched shortly before 3pm on Saturday after concerns were raised about a small rowing boat with one person aboard drifting just to the north of Ballywalter. The Lifeboat proceed at best speed with an estimated time of arrival of 20 minutes. Just as the crew arrived at the position, the Coastguard informed them that the person had made his way back to shore and the Saxon was stood down and returned to station.