Donaghadee Lifeboat

Exhausted kayaker rescued by RNLI lifeboat volunteers

A kayak enthusiast who got into difficulties in strong tides close to Donaghadee was rescued by the RNLI lifeboat Saxon after the alert was raised by his family. A spokesman for Donaghadee RNLI said: “He was struggling to get back to shore and could have been swept out to sea but was quickly located by the lifeboat volunteers. He was very tired but otherwise unharmed. The lifeboat brought him back to shore and was stood down after half an hour at 7.34pm.”