Skipper of stricken Banff boat thanks those involved in Shetland rescue

The 85ft Banff-registered Enterprise II suffered engine failure and began taking on water about 60 miles west of Sumburgh on Thursday. Force eight winds added to the choppy conditions – making it hard for nearby vessels to get the boat, which had six crew onboard, under tow. Now skipper James Lovie has thanked the coastguard, RNLI Aith and vessels that came to their aid and finally got them back to safety., “We appreciate greatly all those who were involved, and helped get us back to shore.” >click to read< 07:28

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