St Ives RNLI rescue kayaker in difficulty

Lifeboats News Release

St Ives all-weather lifeboat and inshore lifeboat launched on service this morning (15 September) following a pager alert at 6.53am to assist a kayaker who had capsized.

RNLI/Russell Bush

With George Deacon as Senior Helm on the inshore lifeboat and Robert Cocking as coxswain on the all-weather lifeboat along with our volunteer crew, they quickly made their way to Top Cove at Godrevy.

Upon arrival at the scene the casualty had safely made his way to shore with the help of a surfer. The crew assessed the casualty who was in a little bit of shock but otherwise ok.

Both lifeboats where then stood down and returned to the boathouse to be made ready for service.

RNLI/Russell Bush

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