British Rowers Safe After Dramatic Rescue

February 14, 2013

The two crew of the British rowboat “Deep Blue” were rescued by an Air Sea rescue helicopter after their boat sprung a leak yesterday.

The rescue took place some 290 kms southwest of El Hierro at around 1.30pm yesterday following a distress call from the small craft, received by the rescue services in Maspalomas, Gran Canaria.