Kitesurfer rescued by the Lowestoft Lifeboat

July 15, 2009 | Kiteboarding

Lowestoft Lifeboat

The Lowestoft Lifeboat reported a kitesurfer in trouble off the south beach.

The rescue team arrive at 17h35 and the beach lifeguards were already on scene assisting the casualty in the rough conditions.

The casualty was taken onboard the lifeboat at 17h38 and the lifeguards safely made their way back to the beach.

The surfer had no injuries, but the kite was badly damaged after having a section ripped out of it.

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