Search for Kayaker

Lifeboats News Release

Stonehaven RNLI volunteer crew were called when an empty Kayak was found.

The boast was launched at 1pm on Saturday 25th June 2016 after a call from the Coastguard after an empty kayak was found by a fishing boat at Toddhead Lighthouse.  The crew were asked to search form the rock foot at Toddhead Lighthouse round to Bervie Bay.  The conducted and extensive search but nothing was found and the Coastguard stood them down at 3.30pm.

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Or Henry Weaver, RNLI Press Officer for Scotland, 01738 642946, 07771 943026,
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