RNLI volunteers on the Isle of Man rescued a small vessel with engine failure heading towards rocks.
On Sunday at approximately 17:45 Ramsey’s Mersey class lifeboat, RNLB Ann & James Ritchie, was launched to assist the 16-foot open boat, Dory.
Both engines had failed and although the two-man crew had deployed an anchor, the vessel was still in danger of drifting onto the rocks.
Once the RNLI arrived they took the boat safely in tow and then on to a safe berth in Laxey Harbour.
The skipper of the Dory later sent a message to Ramsey RNLI expressing his gratitude: