COASTGUARD ROUND-UP: Speedboat runs out of oil near Kimmeridge

COASTGUARD ROUND-UP: Speedboat runs out of oil near Kimmeridge

COASTGUARD ROUND-UP: Speedboat runs out of oil near Kimmeridge

First published in News Dorset Echo: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

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.

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