Sailors call for help after running out of fuel

Lifeboat rescues three men in their stricken motor boat off Axmouth

Lyme Regis lifeboat was launched at just before 10am today (Tuesday) to assist three people aboard a broken down motor boat off Axmouth.

The stricken vessel, which had run out of fuel, was anchored 20 yards of shore.

The lifeboat towed the motor boat to the safety of the harbour.