New Quay RNLI inshore lifeboat launched to out-of-control boat

"People in charge of high powered craft should use their kill cords"... a 4m RIB was careering around in the sea off Penbryn beach with no one on board.

The dismasted yacht. Credit: RNLI/James Bolter

"The crew of the yacht had managed to free the mast, not an easy task in 30 knots of wind" said Mumbles lifeboat deputy second coxswain James Bolter