Woman taken to hospital after falling off yacht in Shoreham

A woman was taken to hospital after falling off a yacht in Shoreham earlier today (October 28). Picture supplied by Warwick Baker
A woman was taken to hospital after falling off a yacht in Shoreham earlier today (October 28). Picture supplied by Warwick Baker

A woman was taken to hospital for checks after falling off a yacht in Shoreham.

Lifeboat crews responded to the incident earlier today. They originally received a report of a man in the water. Read our original story here.

A spokesman for Shoreham Lifeboat Station said: “Our inshore lifeboat recovered a woman who had gone overboard into the water from a yacht off Shoreham.

“She was brought back to the lifeboat station and taken to hospital for checks.

“The all weather lifeboat has towed the yacht which has no power to the yacht club.”

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The woman was brought back to the lifeboat station and was taken to hospital for checks

The woman was brought back to the lifeboat station and was taken to hospital for checks