HELENSBURGH'S lifeboat crew was called out to rescue a yacht which ran into mechanical problems off Kilcreggan.

The RNLI lifeboat launched at 2pm on Saturday, September 8 and took the yacht under tow to its mooring in Camsail Bay in the Gareloch.

The lifeboat returned to its station at Rhu Marina and was ready for service again at 3.20pm.