Lowestoft Lifeboat called in after engine failure on historic yacht favoured by Swallows and Amazons author Arthur Ransome

From the Nancy Blackett Trust

A historic yacht reputed to be favourite of “Swallows and Amazons” author Arthur Ransome has been rescued by a Lowestoft crew after her engine failed off the Suffolk coast, writes Stuart Anderson in the Eastern Daily Press.

A historic yacht reputed to be favourite of “Swallows and Amazons” author Arthur Ransome has been rescued by a Lowestoft crew after her engine failed off the Suffolk coast.

The 28-foot Nancy Blackett was on passage from Vlissingen in the Netherlands to Suffolk when the engine failed off Kessingland on Friday (July 28th).

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