Devon yacht in trouble on Maer rocks

Three men had to be rescued from their yacht after it hit rocks and ended up on its side in rough seas off Devon early yesterday morning. The crew of 40ft yachtAmbitioncalled for help after she hit the Maer rocks off Exmouth in bad weather.

The inshore lifeboat was launched and brought her crew ashore, shaken but unharmed. The yacht is now beached at Exmouth.