The 42-foot yacht, which became stuck on a beach groyne at Happisburg in north Norfolk, has now begun to break up.
The woman was rescued from the water by Tynemouth RNLI and the South Shields Volunteer Life Brigade but but later died.
The 70-year-old man had to be airlifted to hospital after his yacht caught fire in the boat yard of Hartlepool Marina.
An investigation has been launched into the cause of the fire, which severely damaged the chandlery at the Deacons Marina and Boatyard overnight.
The fire at Abu Dhabi Marina bay broke out on two boats and damaged six more. Watch the video here.
A fire at a marina in the US has claimed two lives, destroyed 21 boats and damaged many more.
Three fire trucks, five engines, fire boats and several support vehicles responded to the massive marina fire.
Tynemouth RNLI were called at around 10am on Sunday 5 September when a man, believed to be in his mid 30s, fell into the River Tyne. A friend heard the unnamed man’s call for help and alerted the Humber Coastguard which then requested the RNLI’s inshore lifeboat. The Tynemouth Volunteer…