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Two men rescued after yacht capsizes near Padstow

Two men have been rescued in waters near Padstow after their yacht capsized. They have been taken to the Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro.

The 30ft vessel got into trouble at around 6.20pm last night. It was about half-a-mile off Trevose Head.

One man in his 20s was rescued from the water by a helicopter from RNAS Culdrose. The other man, in his 80s, managed to climb back on board the vessel, but was then airlifted to safety.

There were no reports of any serious injuries.

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