Oban lifeboat launches to yacht aground in Cuan Sound

This afternoon – Friday 14th June, the Oban lifeboat launched to assist the 11 metre Oceanis 393 yacht, True Blue, aground in Cuan Sound with two persons aboard.

Mora Edith Macdonald launched at 16.10 and was just rounding the south end of Easdale Island when the casualty reported that she had managed to refloat herself.

With an accompanying yacht, Santa Vey, still standing by, the lifeboat was stood down and returned to station at 17.40.

She was refuelled and ready for service again at 18.10.

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