Kite surfer rescued by coastguard

COASTGUARD were called to help a kite surfer who got into trouble this afternoon.

COASTGUARD were called to help a kite surfer who got into trouble this afternoon.

The incident happened in Martello Bay, Clacton-on-Sea, around 2.40pm.

Coastguard received a 999 call from a member of the public who reported seeing a kite surfer down in the water and being blown further off shore.

A crew from Clacton attended along with the RNLI lifeboat and brought the kite surfer safely back to shore.


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A spokesman for Thames Coastguard said the individual did not need medical attention.

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