Sidmouth Lifeboat responds to reports of drifting kayak

29th November 2021 | 10:56

Solent Coastguard requested Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat investigate an empty kayak, reported to be drifting close to the shore at Sandy Cove, to the east of Ladram Bay.

Sidmouth 2 launched and proceeded to the area, before conducting a thorough search of the area from Jacobs Ladder to Brandy Head.

With nothing found, and Solent not in contact with the first informant, the lifeboat was stood down with thanks.

Boat Crew: Ian Fletcher (Helm), Jim Brewster.

Shore Crew: Guy Bennett, Martin Barnard, Andy Horsely, Peter Rosenfeld, Mark Davies.

DLA: Phil Shepperd.

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