The yacht was sighted off Hottentot point, and although Tristan radio called many times, there was no reply.
Photo (c) James Glass - Yacht DIRA coming on anchorage assisted by the rescue Rib Atlantic Dawn
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On the afternoon of the 1st March the HMS Montrose called at Tristan on her way to the Falkland Islands. The weather was overcast and there was a swell running through the harbour and at the anchorage.
Photo (c) James Glass - HMS Montrose at anchor at Tristan da Cunha