Second Scottish Atlantic rower rescued off US coast
A Scot attempting to row the Atlantic from America to Scotland has been saved by the US Coast Guard just days after another Scottish rower was rescued.
Niall Iain Macdonald, who is making his third attempt in four years at completing the feat, needed help 500 miles (805 km) off the US east coast.
His rudder was broken, but coastguard officers were able to fix it allowing him to continue his challenge.
On Monday, Duncan Hutchison was rescued in a storm off New Jersey.
The amateur rower from Lochinver lost his boat, which was carrying all his belongings.
It has since washed up at Ocean City... read more
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