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Skomer Island boat hit rock, says coastguard

Nearly 50 passengers, including children, have been rescued from a boat after it hit a rock off Pembrokeshire.

The Lady Helen had been sailing from Martin's Haven to nearby Skomer Island.

It put out a mayday call and a number of other boats went to its rescue.

Milford Haven Coastguard watch manager Barrie Yelland spoke to Radio Wales.

48 rescued as island boat hits rock

  • 25 May 2013