Poole’s Atlantic Lifeboat launched (Friday August 4) at 23.30 to a report of a 24ft speed boat in need of assistance south of Brownsea Island.
The lifeboat crew located the vessel with four people on – board. They were in the shallow water near to the beach, having broken down.
After checking everyone was okay, a towline was attached and the lifeboat brought the stricken boat back through the bridges up to Cobbs Quay.
Though a dark night, the conditions were calm, with winds SW 2-3
After refueling the lifeboat was ready for service by 02:00