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Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 10.46am on Sunday to assist a windsurfer in difficulties off the boathouse.

The crew located the casualty and he and his board were brought onboard the lifeboat and landed ashore back at the lifeboat station. The casualty was unharmed and not in need of medical attention.

Crew: Tim Smith (Helmsman) Liam Sidders and Adrian Woolrich-Burt.
Launchers: Mark Sidders (Tractor) Andy Clarke, Alex Quan, Oz Warren and Michael Coulson-Tabb

Weather conditions: Easterly force 4 winds..