The volunteer crew from Mudeford RNLI were tasked to assist a kitesurfer in trouble
on Friday afternoon. Mudeford Servant along with the coastguard helicopter were on
the scene within minutes of the call.
The kitesurfer who had run into trouble half a mile off shore near to Naish had
managed to get himself back to safety. He was located near to long groyne, where a
crew member waded to shore to see if any medical or further assistance was
needed. As this was declined the lifeboat and her crew returned to the station.