Lifeboat assists stricken vessel near Carnlough

Yacht under tow by Red Bay Lifeboat.
Yacht under tow by Red Bay Lifeboat.

Red Bay Lifeboat assisted a vessel suffering engine difficulties near Carnlough this morning.

The 9-metre yacht, which had two people on board was travelling from Scotland to Northern Ireland.

The RNLI crew towed the yacht to Glenarm Marina.

Weather conditions were blustery with northerly F5 winds and moderate seas.