Lifeboat called into the Ribble Estuary to secure stranded boat June 23rd, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments The coast guard was called out to the estuary at around 3:50am this morning (Tuesday 23rd June) when the 9.5m when the boat’s engine failed and with not enough wind to use its sails it was stranded in the estuary. The volunteer crew of the Lytham St Annes RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Sally was launched from Holyhead Coastguard to rescue the 2 man crew who were traveling from Preston to Liverpool . The vessel was towed to a mooring at Church Scar, Lytham where the both the boat and the passengers were returned to safety. The passengers were hoping to repair the boat’s engine, fix it and return on the next tide. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!