An 80 metre-long ship with seven crew on board had to be towed to safety last night after the engine cut out.
Jack Lowe has taken a unique approach in capturing all of the RNLI's stations and crew by using a camera from 1905.
Mousehole's Christmas lights will be switched off for an hour tonight in respect to those who lost their lives in the Penlee lifeboat disaster.
Eight lifeboatmen died while attempting to rescue the crew of the Union Star on December the 19th 1981.
Both ships were lost in the storm with a total of 16 dead. The lifeboatmen were all given posthumous medals for their actions.
A film which was shot in Cornwall is being premiered at the Savoy in London on Monday night.
Summer in February was filmed at Penlee House in the town and focuses on a colony of famous Edwardian artists.
The Penlee RNLI inshore lifeboat has come to the rescue of sailors whose yacht went aground in Penzance harbour