Strong tides catch yachtsmen unawares

Two yachtsmen are recovering in hospital today after suffering a capsize in Milford Haven harbour, Wales.

The pair were struggling to get back aboard their yacht in a dignhy from Rudders Boat Yard on the Cleddau River. A strong abb tide took them by suprise. A lifeboat was launched and the pair were found on opposite sides of the river.

It is believed the female is suffering from hypothermia. The fact they were wearing lifejackets safed them from drowning, a coastguard officer said.