Eastbourne all-weather lifeboat launched on a millpond-flat sea yesterday (Monday) morning to rescue a 30ft cruiser which had suffered engine and hydraulic failure.
The cruiser with four people on board had left Sovereign Harbour earlier for a quick trip round the bay in glorious weather. Unfortunately a drive belt failed on the engine
which affected the cooling and steering systems.
The vessel was taken under tow back to the marina locks.
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