Lifeboats assist crew
LIFEBOATS from St Mary's and Penlee combined to bring a Newlyn fishing vessel safely back to port on Wednesday.
The 50ft vessel with six crew on board reported mechanical difficulties at around 10pm on Tuesday.
The St Mary's lifeboat was launched and took up the tow, rendezvousing with the Penlee lifeboat at around 12.30am.
The Penlee lifeboat took up the tow and the two vessels returned to Newlyn at 4am.
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The Penlee lifeboat had earlier been alerted to an incident at Praa Sands. At around 6.30pm on Tuesday, there were reports a surfer was missing. Before the lifeboat was launched, the person was reported safe.