People rescued from stranded yacht

A STRANDED yacht had to be rescued off the coast at Clevedon in the early hours of this morning (Fri).

The crew of the Portishead and Bristol Lifeboat received a call at 2am about a yacht which had two people on board and had suffered engine failure.

After the vessel was located two miles north of Clevedon, the lifeboat crew towed it to Portishead Marina before returning home at 5.30am.

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