Boaters lost in thick fog rescued by RNLI in Swale

Five boaters lost in thick fog were rescued off the Isle of Sheppey by Sheerness RNLI on Monday evening. The group on board the 25ft motorboat contacted the coastguard around 9.30pm after realising that they were lost and moored up to a navigation buoy. The Sheerness inshore lifeboat Eleanor was launched and, despite the visibility of only 50 metres, they soon located the group in the Swale, and escorted the boat to Queenborough Harbour.

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