The vessel was towed into Newlyn harbour on Friday morning

A French yacht had to

be towed to shore after she lost her rudder midway through crossing the

Channel.

Gwalarn III got into difficult on Friday morning while making the trip and was

taken under tow by fishing vessel Lady T

Emiel
.

After safely bringing

the yacht into Mounts Bay, it was decided that the fishing vessel was unsuitable

to tow Gwalarn III into the harbour

due to her lack of manoeuvrability.

As a result, Penlee

RNLI took over the tow at 10.30am, two miles south of Mousehole Island, and

brought her into shore.

The stricken yacht and

her two crewmen were taken to Newlyn harbour and secured alongside the north pier.

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