Drifting dingy men recieve safety advice from Exmouth coastguards

PUBLISHED: 11:47 02 July 2008 | UPDATED: 09:12 10 June 2010

EXMOUTH coastguards gave safety advice to two Exeter men after they were rescued when their inflatable dingy began drifting out to sea from Ladram Bay, near Otterton.

EXMOUTH coastguards gave safety advice to two Exeter men after they were rescued when their inflatable dingy began drifting out to sea from Ladram Bay, near Otterton.

The two men were on Tuesday afternoon spotted waving and shouting for help as their rubber dingy was blown offshore.

The Sidmouth inshore rescue boat was launched to pick up the pair and return them to shore.

Exmouth coastguards gave the men safety advice after discovering they had been drinking alcohol and their vessel was without any lifesaving equipment.

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