A fishing boat called for urgent assistance when the craft lost engine power and was left adrift in five metre swells and 20 knot winds southeast of Cape Recife.
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Hundreds of passengers and crew were rescued from the French mega yacht Le Boréal after an engine fire onboard.
Lochalsh RNLI's volunteer crew mobilised Sunday to assist a stricken dive boat near the entrance of Loch Kishorn.
A retired fisherman who was walking his dog when he spotted a humpback whale in trouble has been praised for his rescue efforts.
Champion yachtsman Sir Ben Ainslie has put the boat up for sale that he and his wife, Georgie Thompson, had to be rescued from whilst on their honeymoon.
A sailboat lost in a heavy storm that took the life of a six-year-old girl floated some 2,000 miles before being found near Bermuda.
Watch as Italian sailors come to the rescue of a puppy lost at sea.
Alex Thomson and his racing partner Guillermo Altadill were airlifted by the Spanish Coastguard on Saturday when their 60ft Hugo Boss racing yacht was capsized by a rogue wave. The sailors are doing well and Thomson has kept his Twitter followers updated with daily posts.
Exmouth RNLI volunteer lifesavers came to the rescue of four people in a single day on Wednesday, including a 10-year-old boy.
A group of four adults and six children were plucked from danger after their yacht became stranded against rocks on Lough Corrib in Galway yesterday (28 October).
Family rescued by Portland coastguard in Charmouth, Dorset
RNLI Wells Lifeboat successfully rescued four people after their fishing boat suffered engine failure off Burnham harbour.
A rescue operation is under way in the North Sea for a yachtsman whose boat was drifting towards an oil and gas platform.
A baby and five adults were rescued from a speedboat that had run into rocks in Plaidy, East Looe on Sunday.
The incident took pace during Poole's RNLI recruitment day.
Padstow RNLI lifeboat crew launched to rescue a yacht with propeller damage at 6:55am on Sunday 27 September.
Five children and two adults were forced to jump into the River Thames during a boat fire in Abingdon Marina, Oxfordshire.
The yacht was worth tens of thousands of pounds and had travelled alone 3,000 miles across the Atlantic.
The man was amongst rocks in the water.