Dutch yacht breaks moorings at Anchorage at Carrigaholt Bay

Valentia Coastguard was launched after a Dutch yacht broke its moorings at Anchorage in Carrigaholt Bay en route from Dingle yesterday. Valentia were alerted to the incident shortly after four am. The yacht, the Ishcar, had one person on board who managed to get ashore and raise the alarm. Conditions were rough and the yacht went aground on the rocks on the North Shore in The Shannon Estuary. Kilrush Lifeboat who were also called to the scene were unable to refloat the vessel.