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Shout Number 31/2012

Date/Time: 16/09/2012 12:16 - 13:10

Called to No 8 Buoy for a Person In Water

People Assisted: 0

The lifeboat crew were paged after reports of kitesurfer falling into the water between Pettycur and Inchkeith, near the main shipping channel.

The lifeboat carried out a search of the area.

Meanwhile a local dive boat offered to assist, and en-route spoke to a kitesurfer who confirmed that they had fallen mid-channel, but had re-mounted and come ashore.

The search was then stood down.

Boat Crew: N Chalmers, J Wibberley, B Paton
Shore Crew: B Crow, R Malcomson