RNLI volunteers called to a capsized catamaran found the boat had been righted by the time they arrived.

Falmouth Coastguard called Falmouth RNLI at around 4.20pm on Sunday, August 3 following reports that 16ft catamaran Topaz had overturned near August Rock at the entrance to the Helford River, and arrived on scene at around 4.40pm

An RNLI spokesperson said: “The inshore lifeboat located the catamaran which had been righted with the help of a passing vessel and once it was confirmed that no further assistance was required at 4.55pm the inshore lifeboat was released to return to its station.

“Having been assisted to right the boat the crew had then sailed it back to Gillan Creek.”

The RNLI crew was: Andy Jenkin (Helmsman), Josh Beardmore, Adam West