Doncaster man rescued from North Sea

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An elderly Doncaster man, who fell overboard from his yacht in the North Sea, has been rescued by a passing fishing boat.

The man, who has not yet been named, was sailing to Lindisfarne, Holy Island off the Northumbland Coast, when the incident occurred.

He was wearing a safety harness, and as a result was being dragged along by his boat towards Blyth.


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