Author- TIM BAKER
The craft was heading to the UK on Saturday morning when it was stopped.
A group of 13 men, women and children were found by the crew of a Border Force cutter.
The migrants said they were Iranian, Egyptian and Iraqi, and will be given medical assessments before being transferred to immigration officials.
It comes after the UK and France agreed a new plan which included doubling patrols on French beaches last week.
Home Secretary Priti Patel said: “As Home Secretary, I have a duty to protect our borders and prevent the loss of life.
“That’s why I am absolutely committed to doing everything in my power to stop these dangerous Channel crossings which are putting vulnerable lives at risk.”