Seahouses inshore lifeboat launches to report of paddle boarders in difficulty
At 3:49pm on Saturday 30 September 2023, Seahouses inshore lifeboat was tasked by HM Coastguard, to go to the assistance of two paddle boarders off Holy Island.
The lifeboat shadowed them for a short while till they were closer to shore, and then returned to station. Local coastguards from Holy Island and Seahouses had also been mobilised.
Ian Clayton, volunteer Lifeboat Press Officer, Seahouses Lifeboat Station (07981) 069177 [email protected]
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