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Yachtsman Saved from Sea
7:02am 1st October 2012
A man has been plucked to safety off Looe, after spending almost an hour in the water.
A helicopter winched the yachtsman to safety after coastguards picked up a signal from a personal beacon around five miles offshore.
Fowey lifeboat crew say he is lucky to be alive.
Coxswain Jonathan Pritchard said: "This was a very lucky gentleman indeed. Personal Locator Beacons are basically worth their weight in gold and definitely saved this man’s life."7:02am 1st October 2012
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