Man saved in 'Don't Panic' drama off Scarborough coast

A man was winched from the sea after he fell overboard from a boat called Don't Panic, the Coastguard has said.

The angling vessel was off the coast of Scarborough, North Yorkshire, when he fell in the sea and could not get back on board.

Luckily despite the person on board being unfamiliar at sea, he lived up to the boat's name by managing to operate the radio and give a rough location to the Humber Coastguard.

Humber Coastguard Watch Assistant Clive Stephenson said: "The remaining crew member on board the Don't Panic did an excellent job to help his colleague".