Lifeboat rescues sailor who hit trouble off East coast

The RNLI going to the aid of a sailor in trouble off the Suffolk coast

A disabled sailor attempting to raise money for charity by making his way around the UK has had to be rescued by a lifeboat crew off the coast of Suffolk.

Keith White got into trouble 27 miles from Lowestoft on Sunday evening. The sail of his yacht had ripped and a large wave had knocked out the electrics.

Mr White was aiming to become the first disabled sailor to make it non-stop around Britain and Ireland. An RNLI spokesman said he was "a bit upset" about needing to be rescued.

Click below to see RNLI video of the rescue