Yacht on the rocks at Par
A series of emergency flares were launched last night when a yacht ran aground.
The skipper of the 26ft yacht was rescued by Fowey lifeboat and St Austell coastguards after hitting Killyvarder Rock at Par docks.
The rescue took place at about 10pm last night and the yacht was towed into Fowey in the early hours of this morning.
Brixham coastguards reported "multiple" 999 calls from members of the public who had seen the flares.
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The yachtsman was not believed to have suffered any serious injury.