Pair rescued from capsized yacht off the Northumberland coast

Two people have been rescued after their yacht capsized off the Northumberland coast.

Friday, 24th August 2018, 11:28 am
Updated Friday, 24th August 2018, 11:30 am
Seahouses all-weather lifeboat.

Humber Coastguard received a distress call from the vessel at 10.21am.

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It capsized between Beadnell Bay and Newton Point.

A local fishing vessel responded and pulled both people from the water.

They were transferred to Seahouses lifeboat and taken to Seahouses harbour where they were met by local coastguard officers.