Three fishermen saved after their fishing vessel overturned in seconds.

The crew were fishing off Flamborough Head when their vessel began listing to one side at around 8pm on Saturday night. It capsized before they were able to radio for help. The climbed onto the upturned hull, which was also sinking, and managed to locate the life raft, which contained distress flares which they were able to set off. The boat also automatically released and emergency locator beacon when it sank. >click to read< 07:59

Dramatic night-time rescue after fishing boat capsizes off Whitby – Richard Dowson, Station Mechanic at Whitby RNLI who attended the rescue said: “When you get a call to an EPIRB who don’t know what to expect, you know it is a serious emergency. >click to read< 08:17

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