Lifeboat crews tow broken down yacht to safety

Lifeboat crews from Ramsey and Peel helped tow a yacht to safety after it broken down off the coast of the Island.

The vessel had two people and a dog on board when it broke down off the Point of Ayre yesterday evening.

Ramsey lifeboat launched shortly after 6.30pm, towing it towards Peel before meeting with the crew from Peel at Blue Point.

Peel lifeboat took over the tow, returning the yacht to the harbour.