Injured crewman in Round Ireland Yacht Race assisted off the Kerry coast

An injured crewman has been taken off a yacht off the Kerry coast.

He was met by an ambulance at Portmagee but his injuries are not believed to be serious.

The crewman was taking part in the Round Ireland Yacht Race.

Another participant in the race was rescued from the water overnight. He was able to continue in the competition.

The rescues were co-ordinated by Valentia Coastguard.