Passers-by rescue pair near South Woodham Ferrers Yacht Club after boat capsizes

Content originally from Maldon Standard

Two people were rescued by members of the public after their boat capsized.

South Woodham Coastguard Rescue Team were called to help rescue two people the water near South Woodham Ferrers Yacht Club after their boat capsized.

They were tasked as part of the response team which included RNLI Burnham-on-Crouch, the East of England Ambulance Service and South Woodham Ferrers Community First Responders.

The pair ended up in the water after their boat capsized.

Fortunately they were both wearing lifejackets.

They were taken to the Yacht Club to shelter from the cold as both casualties were suffering from the effects of the cold water exposure.

Paramedics transported both of them to the hospital for further treatments.