: Waiting for next track...

Wessex FM News

Contact the News Team:
Tel: 01305 250333

Sailor Gets Into Trouble Off Portland Race

coastguard_rescue.jpg

8:20am 15th August 2014
(Updated 8:21am 15th August 2014)

A sailor who got into trouble off the Portland Race yesterday asked his partner to call the coastguard.

Rescuers made contact with the man who was in a 30ft yacht with his dog Elvis.

He managed to navigate heavy seas and make his way back to Weymouth Harbour, monitored by Portland National Coastwatch.

Sign up for the latest local news direct to your inbox


Share This Story

Delicious Submit this page to reddit

dorset business directory

The Wessex Word

See the latest wrong guesses and win cash!

The Bun Run

Request the cakes for your workplace!

Book Your Table

For sales in January and March

Free Fuel Friday

Find out how to get your car sticker

Dorset Webcams

Take a look around our beautiful county

Book our Disco

Have DJ Owen at your party or celebration!

Meeting Room Hire

Come to Wessex FM for your meeting or conference