Speedboat Overturns Off Holywell

Sunday 20th August 2017

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A speedboat has overturned off the coast of Eastbourne this morning (20 August), prompting Airbourne safety boats, Eastbourne RNLI and Eastbourne Lifeguards to launch into action.

It happened off Holywell, with the sole person onboard pulled to safety.

The speedboat has been left with a gaping hole in the hull and has been beached at Holywell until low tide.

Shortly after, Eastbourne Lifeboat were sent to Cooden to assist a yacht with low fuel levels, to ensure it returned safely to Sovereign Harbour.

Eastbourne Buzz caught up with Eastbourne Lifeguards to find out more about the situation off the beach at Eastbourne:

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