Yachtsman rescued from stormy seas

RNAS Culdrose
The crew arriving back at RNAS Culdrose Credit: (MoD crown copyright)

A yachtsman has been rescued by the Royal Navy’s Cornwall-based Search and Rescue squadron.

The 54 year old abandoned his yacht in stormy seas. He was winched from the sea by the helicopter crew.


Weather Warnings For Region

Severe weather warnings have been issued for parts of the region, with winds of up to 65mph and heavy rain predicted.