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.

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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.