Hastings ILB was requested to launch at 14:09 today after Dover Coastguard received reports of a catamaran in difficulty near Rock-a-Nore, Hastings.

The ILB was quickly on scene and established an alongside tow. The vessel was then brought back to Hastings Motorboat & Yacht Club where Hastings Coastguard Rescue Team were waiting.

Once ashore the ILB was stood down and returned to station.