Coastguard investigates Bute dinghy alert

CLYDE Coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public on Bute at 8.30pm on Sunday, reporting that they had found a inflatable Avon dinghy ashore.

The caller reported that the dinghy’s seat and paddles had been found further up the beach.

Clyde Coastguard investigated the report and established that the dinghy had broken free from the yacht Capricorn and that there was nobody at risk.