Donaghadee Lifeboat

Pleasure boat engine problems trigger launch

The lifeboat launched shortly after 5.10pm after a request to the Coastguard from a small pleasure craft experiencing engine problems somewhere south of the Copeland Islands. The Saxon under the command of coxswain Philip McNamara proceeded at full speed and when abeam of Ballyferris Caravan park found the vessel had made it to the shore. Lifeboat then stood down and returned to station.