Five fishermen have been rescued from a life raft overnight after the fishing vessel Kairos sank 75 miles west of the Isles of Scilly.
UK Coastguard received two distress calls just after 23:45 yesterday. Falmouth Coastguard coordinated the search that involved two Irish Coast Guard Search and Rescue helicopters, RNLI St Mary’s lifeboat, fishing vessels and two commercial vessels that were in the area.
The five crew were recovered from the life raft to the vessel Cu Na Mara and are currently making their way to Ireland. All crew are said to be safe and well.
Work is being done to salvage a cargo vessel that was sinking off The Lizard this morning. Five crew members were brought into Falmouth after efforts to pump water from the vessel failed.
You can see footage from the rescue here
Five crew members are being brought into Falmouth by lifeboat after their coaster started to sink off The Lizard. Two lifeboats and a helicopter were called to the coaster 11 miles south east off The Lizard this morning.
Reports say efforts to pump out water from the flooded engine room aren't working. The skipper of the coaster is staying on the scene.
A solo sailor in the Atlantic Ocean has Falmouth Coastguard to thank for rescuing him, after his vessel started taking in water 700 miles from Barbados destination.
The man was forced to issue a Mayday when his cabin of his yacht the "Tangaroa" was ankle-deep in water.
Falmouth Coastguards contacted their Martinique counterparts, who co-ordinated a rescue by a merchant vessel. The sailor, who's from London, is now safely onboard after abandoning his yacht.
A man and his five-year-old daughter were guided back to shore after becoming lost in their boat in thick fog off Padstow last night. Falmouth Coastguards received an emergency call out at 6:20pm
A man has died after a car came off a cliff in Newquay this morning.
It is understood the car landed just above the water line due to the tide going out.
Coastguard Matt Pavitt talks to ITV Westcountry about measures being taken to secure the car.