Georgina Taylor launched after kayaker reported to be in difficulty.

Lifeboats News Release

Tenby's RNLI inshore lifeboat was launched at 7.20pm on Tuesday 1st June, following a report of a kayak in difficulty off Manorbier.

The volunteer crew made best speed to Manorbier, some 8 miles west of Tenby and located the kayaker, who confirmed he was fishing and in no difficulty.

The lifeboat was stood down and returned to station, arriving at 8.05pm.

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