A sailing yacht adrift without power was towed in to Cardiff Barrage locks this afternoon by Penarth’s Atlantic 85 lifeboat Maureen Lilian.
The 32 fo0t yacht had three people on board and had been was unable to start its engine in choppy seas and strong winds. All were landed safety at Penarth barrage .
The smaller D class lifeboat was called out only yesterday to go the the aid of another vessel. The details of that rescue and a Penarth Town Council discussion on a lifeboat donation is on https://penarthnews.wordpress.com/2016/09/23/sunrise-rescue-for-lifeboat-as-penarth-council-ponders-donation/