Photos: Salvamento Marítimo.
Emergency services say that two helicopters and a lifeboat were involved this afternoon in a rescue off the Arona coast when a boat carrying divers overturned and started to sink. Five of those on board were picked up by emergency services (photo opposite) and another two were taken to dry land by lifeguard jet ski. An eighth is said to have swum to shore. All are reported to be uninjured.