Boat wreck breaks apart near Porthcothan bay

The french crew had to leap into the sea because lifeboat crews could not get close enough Credit: Mary Neale

A fishing vessel is breaking apart near Porthcothan Bay in Cornwall.

The boat was abandoned in rough seas last night when its crew had to be rescued. Due to the dangerous conditions lifeboat crews were not able to tow it in.

The is now breaking apart on rocks just south of Porthcothan bay Credit: Mary Neale

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