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Burnham: Coastguard called to rescue boat with seven on board
10:05pm Sunday 11th August 2013 in Local News
A lifeboat was called to rescue a sports boat with seven people on board after it broke down.
The 22ft boat, which had four adults and three children on board, broken down about two miles from the entrance to the River Crouch.
The Thames Coastguard received a 999 call at about 5.20pm yesterday.
The Burnham RNLI Inshore Lifeboat towed the boat to North Fambridge, where it was assisted by the South Woodham Coastguard, who issued safety advice to those on the boat.
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