Berwick lifeboat called out to assist rower

Berwick's all-weather and inshore lifeboats launched last night at 6.40pm to help a rowing vessel attempting to enter the pier end in less than favourable conditions.

Monday, 24th September 2018, 09:36 am
Updated Monday, 24th September 2018, 09:41 am
Berwick all-weather lifeboat

Both boats stood by while the boat tried to enter. Unfortunately it couldn’t so the Spirit of Ahab anchored to make ready for passage to Holy Island.

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The Spirit of Ahab is attempting a world record around the UK.

Andy Hodgson is attempting to become the first person to row solo around Britain, with the goal of raising £10,000 for the RNLI and MIND.

For more information about the race visit http://www.roundbritainrow.org/