Tired Kayakers Safely Ashore


Distress flares were spotted by watchkeepers in The Needles NCI Station at about 14.15 on Monday 18th July 2016. The flares were launched by 3 exhausted kayakers around 2 miles north west of The Needles Lighthouse.

Solent Coastguard were notified and Yarmouth’s RNLI All Weather Lifeboat was called out. The three kayakers were located and safely returned to Hurst Spit.