The St Peter Port Lifeboat “Spirit of Guernsey” was launched at 20:37 local time on Saturday 19th April 2014 to assist a 24ft yacht with three people on board, which had lost its rudder approximately 6 miles South of the Hanois Lighthouse.

The Spirit of Guernsey reached the casualty at 21:04, and commenced towing the vessel to St Peter Port.

The Lifeboat and casualty arrived safely at St Peter Port at 22:46, with the Spirit of Guernsey back on station at 23:11

Popgun entering Victoria Marina after being towed by the St Peter Port lifeboat. Picture by Tony Rive

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