Survival story of yachtsman

Mr Beard thanks Stornoway Port MIssioner Finlay Macleod for his hospitality and assistance. Photo: Stornoway Fishermen's Mission.
Mr Beard thanks Stornoway Port MIssioner Finlay Macleod for his hospitality and assistance. Photo: Stornoway Fishermen's Mission.
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Pick up today’s Stornoway Gazette to read the incredible story of yachtsman Gerry Beard.

Mr Beard (72) was swept overboard from his yacht fifty miles off the Butt of Lewis last weekend but survived to tell the tale.

He is pictured Stornoway Port Missioner Finlay Macleod.