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Manx registered tanker saves British couple

Wed, 30 Apr 2014

The couple onboard the Tilda Kosan
The couple onboard the Tilda Kosan

A Manx registered tanker has saved the lives of a British couple and their dog after their yacht sank in a storm.

The Northamptonshire couple, dog Dexter, and a Belgian crewman found themselves 900-miles North West of Bermuda caught up in 25-foot waves and clinging to a life raft for survival.

Luckily for the foursome, gas tanker 'Tilda Kosan' was on hand to save the day in what's been described as a very difficult rescue mission.

Dick Welsh is the director of the Isle of Man Ship Registry - he says the crew pulled off an impressive rescue: 


  • Dick Welsh

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