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Lifeboat rescues French sailors

Guernsey's lifeboat was called out to rescue a French boat with two on board. Credit: ITV Channel TV

Guernsey's all-weather lifeboat was called to assist a French sailing vessel this afternoon.

The Spirit of Guernsey was launched by the island's coastguard at 12:35pm on Friday 15 November.

The boat had two people on board when it experienced a rudder failure approximately half a mile north east of Bec du Nez, Sark.

The lifeboat reached the French vessel just after 1pm and towed it back to St Peter Port.