Sea-stranded father and son

Crewmen saved the pair in Whitehaven during horrendous weather conditions which included twenty foot waves and snow.

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Lifeboat crew recognised for bravery

Rough waters Credit: RNLI

A lifeboat crew from Workington are expected to receive an award for one of their most dramatic rescues to date. A father and son had a narrow escape when their yacht got into trouble off Whitehaven last week.

Crewmen had to carry out the rescue in horrendous weather conditions which included twenty foot waves and snow.

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