8:36am Monday 16th April 2012
A yacht needed assistance after running aground.
Burnham RNLI Atlantic 85 Lifeboat and South Woodham Coastguard helped an 18ft sailing yacht TARKA 2, with two people on board, after it ran aground on Foulness Sands, near the entrance to the River Crouch.
The craft was found by the lifeboat and towed into deeper water at just before 2.15pm on Sunday.
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