m_CIMG1115Eastbourne RNLI’s all weather lifeboat was launched at 09.30 this morning to assist a Newhaven based fishing vessel which had become entangled in nets  

Dover Coastguard received a call from the 10 metre fishing vessel Bounty Hunter earlier this morning when it became entangled in fishing gear which had fouled its propeller. Unable to clear the obstruction Eastbourne all-weather lifeboat was launched to assist. The vessel was taken under tow to Sovereign Harbour where it was lifted and inspected for damage.