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Exmouth RNLI tasked to report of kitesurfer in difficulty

Exmouth RNLI tasked to report of kitesurfer in difficulty

Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat was launched this afternoon following  a report to H.M. Coastguard of a kitesurfer in apparent difficulties off the coast of Exmouth.

Exmouth Inshore Lifeboat launches to the rescue

At shortly after 14:12 hrs today, Wednesday 14 October 2020, Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat Peggy D, was launched by shore crew Ed Steele, Steve Hockings-Thompson, Tim Barnes, Andy Stott and Neil Cannon with on board crew as Helm, Guy Munnings and crew Scott Ranft and Henry Mock

On their arrival it was quickly ascertained that the individual was not in any difficulty and did not require the assistance of the volunteer lifesaving crew. 

The Inshore Lifeboat returned to station and was back on service shortly afterwards.

Author: John Thorogood

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John is the Exmouth Lifeboat Press Officer & Fundraising Press Officer, covering operations, fundraising and events to help save lives at sea.