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Date 11th June 2015
Casualty Windsurfer
Wind E 2
Launch time 1100
Recovery Time 1122
Crew Craig Sidders, Richard Judge, John Skinner, Mike Dinley
Details
The lifeboat launched to assist a windsurfer reported to be in difficulties off Long Rock, Swalecliffe.

The lifeboat arrived on scene but was stood down to return to station when it was confirmed that the casualty had been able to make his own way ashore, accompanied by another windsurfer.

He had got into difficulties after suffering equipment failure.