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

Gwalarn III got into difficult on Friday morning while making the trip and was
taken under tow by fishing vessel Lady T

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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