Dún Laoghaire RNLI rescue solo sailor on 34-foot yacht

Dún Laoghaire RNLI rescue solo sailor on 34-foot yacht
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A solo sailor has been rescued from the coast of Dublin.

His 34-foot yacht unexpectedly dismasted while he was sailing near Dalkey Island.

The incident occurred at around a 2.15pm this afternoon.

The Dún Laoghaire RNLI lifeboat was sent to the scene after the skipper was able to call the Coastguard as he had a backup radio.

The volunteer crew checked he was safe and uninjured and he and his yacht were then towed back to Dún Laoghaire.


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