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Leverburgh lifeboat tows vessel to safety 20/7/12
A tourist passenger boat was towed to safety by Leverburgh Lifeboat last night.
The 12.8 metre Enchanted Isles had 15 people on board when the engine broke down
between the islands of Pabbay and Shillay, to the west end of the Sound of Harris
Lifeboat crew established a towline between the two vessels and pulled her to Leverburgh
pier, where the boat was returned to its mooring.
This is the lifeboat’s fourth call-out since the station was made operational in