m_CIMG1286Eastbourne’s all-weather lifeboat was launched this afternoon to aid a 7 metre angling boat 8 miles offshore from Sovereign Harbour

The volunteer crew of Eastbourne ALB were paged at 14.31 this afternoon in response to a call for assistance from a lone angler 8 miles south-east of Sovereign Harbour when he was unable to start his engine after a days fishing. Crewman Trevor Moule was transferred to the disabled vessel to attach a towline and assist the skipper. The vessel was then towed to the safety of the marina.