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Borth lifeboat rescues two Kayakers from Borth Bay.

Lifeboats News Release

On Thursday 5 July Borth lifeboat was called out and rescued the two Kayakers about half a mile out to sea.

Borth Rowing Club were training in Borth Bay when they encountered a Kayak with two occupants in the water. A further Kayak was trying to tow them.

The Rowing Club rang Milford Haven Coastguard and advised that the two in the water were unable to get back on the Kayak and were looking very tired.

Borth lifeboat was called out and rescued the two Kayakers about half a mile out to sea.

There was a slight chop so the Kayakers were struggling in the conditions and they were very tired by the time the lifeboat arrived on scene.

The Kayak had taken on a lot of water and was barely floating, once this water was drained the ILB took the Kayak on board and returned to Borth Beach to be met by the Borth CRT.

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