Our Atlantic 85 was launched on service to a kite surfer in difficulty off Rest Bay. He had snapped a line and was attempting to swim back to shore. He was recovered onto the lifeboat along with his equipment and brought back to the lifeboat station. He required no further medical attention.

At a fundraising event held on Friday November 18th we discovered the kite surfer who was rescued was a member of the group Only Men Aloud. Watch as he retells the story: