Retired coastguard to the rescue

PUBLISHED: 14:04 27 May 2008 | UPDATED: 21:51 15 June 2010

THE Lyme Regis RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched on Monday to rescue a lone sailor, whose dinghy had capsized in strong winds.

THE Lyme Regis RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched on Monday to rescue a lone sailor, whose dinghy had capsized in strong winds.When the lifeboat arrived on the scene, just off Charmouth beach, they found the man had swum ashore with the assistance of a retired coastguard, who had spotted him from the beach. The dinghy, together with its mast and sail, was lifted aboard the lifeboat and taken back to Lyme Regis.

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