Missing kayaker

The St Peter Port Lifeboat “Spirit of Guernsey” was launched at 16:20 and Air Search 1 alerted after a member of the public had reported to the police that they had observed 2 kayaks on the South coast, and that a little later only 1 was returning with the other drifting empty.

 The missing kayaker was located on rocks off Icart point and the lifeboat was directed to the scene arriving at 16:33, where the casualty was recovered from the rocks suffering from hypothermia and injuries to his legs.

The casualty was transferred to an ambulance on arrival at St Peter Port, and the Spirit of Guernsey was back on station at 17:30.

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