Photo: Tom Shanley RNLI crew
Kevin Murphy using the emergency tiller to sail to Dartmouth.
A 35ft. yacht with two onboard and using emergency steering for the last four hours requested assistance. The Dart inshore lifeboat had been returned to service for 1 minute when the second call was received. The pagers were not activated as a full lifeboat and shore crew were at the station. Kevin Murphy boarded the yacht and took the helm to assist them in sailing to Dartmouth Harbour and then berthing at Darthaven Marina.