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Shout Number 25/2011

Date/Time: 11/09/2011 13:06 - 14:13

Called to Portobello for a Person In Water

People Assisted: 3    Lives Saved: 3

The lifeboat was launched following reports of three kayakers in distress in Portobello Bay.
The lifeboat arrived on scene to find three kayaks rafted together. One person was still in his kayak, and two others, who had been in the water for sometime, were lying on top of their rafted kayaks.
The casualties were brought on board the lifeboat where they were taken ashore to an awaiting ambulance for a check up. The lifeboat then recovered the three hired kayaks from offshore, and returned them to the beach.

Boat Crew: J Wibberley, N Chalmers, N Martin, M McGarva
Shore Crew: H Morrison, S Brown