Date 29th October 2014 Berwick Report no. HB1
Berwick Inshore Lifeboat rescues small inflatable
The Berwick Sailing Club’s small inflatable rescue boat came into difficulties due to engine problems on Wednesday at 1.30pm.
It was spotted drifting 500 metres east of the pier and brought safely back to shore by the Berwick inshore lifeboat crew for repair.
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