COASTGUARDS were called after a speedboat ran out of oil near Kimmeridge.

The 16-foot vessel, named ‘Fletcher’, had three people on board when the incident happened at around 3pm on Sunday afternoon.

A motorboat located the vessel and towed it to safety.

Elsewhere, lifeboat crews were alerted to a 24-foot vessel with engine problems near Hengistbury Head.

The incident happened at around 4.20pm.

The boat was towed to safety.