Hunstanton Hovercraft crew launch to kite surfer


Date: 30/03/2009

Author: Geoff Needham

Reference: 30 March 2009
Hunstanton hovercraft

Yarmouth Coastguard requested launch of the RNLI Hunstanton hovercraft to a kite surfer reported to be in difficulty off Hunstanton, opposite the pier area.


On arrival at the scene, the Hunstanton coastguard response team informed Yarmouth Coastguard that the casualty had managed to get ashore and did not require assistance. The hovercraft H-007 was stood down and returned to station at 3.20pm. The person was a 61-year- old male from the Peterborough area.

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