Calshot RNLI launch to kite surfers in difficulties

Lifeboats News Release

Shortly before 3pm on Wednesday 16 October, the HM Coastguard tasked Calshot RNLI's D Class Lifeboat 'Willet' to reports of two kite surfers in difficulties.

RNLI D Class Lifeboat 'Willet'

RNLI/Laura Bean

RNLI D Class Lifeboat 'Willet'
The volunteer crew launched the D Class Lifeboat and made their way to Meon Shore where the kite surfers were reported to be unable to get back to the beach.

While the RNLI Lifeboat was on route the casualties were recovered safely to shore by Hill Head Coastguard Rescue Team who checked to ensure no further medical assistance was needed.

Happy their help was no longer required, the RNLI crew made their way back to station where the boat was washed down and made ready again for service.


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