A crew was left at risk after running aground on a river in Norfolk.

Passengers and crew were left stranded on the River Bure when the boat ran aground and got stuck in the mud.

Coastguard rescue teams and an RNLI lifeboat attended the scene shortly before 8pm on Sunday.

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Eastern Daily Press: The stranded boat on the River Bure near Great YarmouthThe stranded boat on the River Bure near Great Yarmouth (Image: RNLI Great Yarmouth and Gorleston)With help from the rescue crews, the stuck boat recovered its anchor and mud weights and attempted to make its way back to the Great Yarmouth Marina.

However, trouble struck again when the boat's engine gave way.

The RNLI's Inshore Lifeboat once again rescued the boat towing it back to the marina and assisting with its moorings.