Wind surfer rescued by Exmouth RNLI lifeguards

PUBLISHED: 17:33 13 June 2011

It proved to be a busy May Day Bank Holiday for the area's lifeboat crews

It proved to be a busy May Day Bank Holiday for the area's lifeboat crews

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Exmouth's RNLI lifeguards rescued a wind surfer when he got into difficulty on Sunday evening.

A windsurfer was rescued by Exmouth RNLI lifeguards on Sunday evening.

A spokesperson from Portland Coastguard said: “A 999 call reported a surfer in difficulty off Exmouth seafront.

“It was actually a windsurfer who was rescued by the Exmouth RNLI lifeguards on a jetski.

“Brixham Coastguard had also been alerted to the incident and tasked Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat, who was stood down.”

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