Crew jump from sinking boat at Ringstead

FIVE people abandoned a boat after it started to sink near Weymouth today.

Coastguards said Sea Beav Too started taking on water in Ringstead Bay.

It drifted towards the shore and the five aboard abandoned ship and got to the beach safely.

They were picked up from the beach by a police boat.

Due to rough seas in the Ringstead area, rescue teams did not move the vessel and the owner will have to decide what to do with it.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree