Can You Hear Me Now?
Four yachtsmen were rescued from a leaking yacht off Skegness
on Sunday after being dismasted and fouling their propeller in the rigging.
Lincolnshire rescue services were alerted to a yacht in
distress by a number of almost unintelligible mobile phone calls at around
8AM on Sunday morning. Yarmouth Coastguard were able to triangulate the
call and position the casualty approximately 2 miles off Skegness, at
the very limit of mobile phone range. Read