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Byline: Ramsgate RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat launched at 9.40am on Tuesday 23 September to assist a becalmed yacht.
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The 14m yacht with engine failure and unable to make way under sail due to lack of wind was 14 miles off Ramsgate in a potentially dangerous position in the separation zone. On arrival on the scene the lifeboat crew attached a tow rope and safely towed the yacht and crew into Ramsgate Harbour.

RNLI media contacts
• John Ray, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer (Ramsgate Lifeboat)
07759 480825 / john.g.ray@talk21.com
• Tim Ash, RNLI Public Relations Manager (London/East/South East)
0207 6207426 / 07785 296252 / tim_ash@rnli.org.uk
• James Oxley, RNLI Press Officer (London/East/South East)
0207 6207425 / 07786 668825 / james_oxley@rnli.org.uk
• For enquiries outside normal business hours, contact the RNLI duty press officer on 01202 336789

Byline: Ramsgate RNLI's all-weather lifeboat launched at 9.40am on Tuesday 23 September to assist a becalmed yacht.
Page Content:

The 14m yacht with engine failure and unable to make way under sail due to lack of wind was 14 miles off Ramsgate in a potentially dangerous position in the separation zone. On arrival on the scene the lifeboat crew attached a tow rope and safely towed the yacht and crew into Ramsgate Harbour.

RNLI media contacts
• John Ray, Volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer (Ramsgate Lifeboat)
07759 480825 / john.g.ray@talk21.com
• Tim Ash, RNLI Public Relations Manager (London/East/South East)
0207 6207426 / 07785 296252 / tim_ash@rnli.org.uk
• James Oxley, RNLI Press Officer (London/East/South East)
0207 6207425 / 07786 668825 / james_oxley@rnli.org.uk
• For enquiries outside normal business hours, contact the RNLI duty press officer on 01202 336789