Oban lifeboat on shout to yacht in difficulties

Oban RNLI lifeboat was requested by Stornoway Coastguard at 17.35 tnis evening, 5th June, to launch to assist a yacht with five persons on board and experiencing  engine difficulty, in the area sound the Croabh Haven.Shortly after leaving the berth, the volunteer crew were requested to stand down as the yacht had been assisted and taken under tow by another yacht in the area.

With no assistance needed, the lifeboat returned to station where she was refuelled and made ready for service again by 18.15.

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