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Sailor Gets Into Trouble Off Portland Race

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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.

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