Image: Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat

Sandown and Shanklin’s independent lifeboat crew spent the early hours of this morning (Saturday) responding to a boat with engine failure, around seven miles south-east of Sandown Bay.

Image: Sandown and Shanklin Independent Lifeboat

The team was called out at around 2.30am.

The 35ft La Ina was towed to safety out of the shipping lane.