Capsized Kayaker returned to shore by Largs lifeboat

Lifeboats News Release

An alarm was raised at 5.13pm. on Sunday 30th. of March when Largs lifeboat volunteer crew were tasked to the aid of a Kayaker who had capsized.

RNLI/Alasdair Woods

Largs Lifeboat
Largs volunteer lifeboat crew launched to the aid of a Kayaker who was reported to be in the water and shouting for help in an area just North of Great Cumbrae Island.
As the lifeboat arrived on scene the male casualty was found to be have been picked up already and was on board a motor cruiser that happened to be passing at the time.
The casualty was then transferred to the lifeboat for assessment, as he had not suffered any ill effects from his experience and was none the worse he and his Kayak were taken by the lifeboat to the Cumbrae Shore.
On completion the lifeboat returned to base to be prepared for her next service.

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