Langland Bay Kayaker rescued by The Mumbles Lifeboat

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A VHF radio and a buoyancy aid make all the difference

The volunteer crew of the Mumbles lifeboat were called to the aid of a kayaker who had fallen off his kayak.

Just after 3.45 pm on Friday afternoon UK Coastguard at Milford Haven scrambles the Mumbles Inshore Lifeboat to aid the Kayaker a mile off shore at Langland Bay.

With 10 minutes the lifeboat pulled the man to safety and returned to the shore at Langland.

Helm of the inshore lifeboat Josh Stewart said ‘Thankfully he had all the right equipment, a buoyancy aid, a VHF to call for help and he stayed with the boat. He’d been in the water for 30 minutes when we arrived’.


Kayaker being pulled from the water

RNLI/J Stewart

Kayaker rescue

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