Couple on inflatable kayak rescued from mud in Portchester

A COUPLE who took out an inflatable kayak have been rescued by the coastguard after becoming stuck in the mud.

Saturday, 13th July 2019, 4:13 pm
Updated Saturday, 13th July 2019, 4:43 pm
Mud rescue at Wicor Marine, Portchester. Picture: Peter Hodgkinson

Fire services joined the Solent Coastguard to rescue the pair this afternoon who had got stuck in mud near WicorMarine in Portchester.

A spokesman for the Coastguard said: ‘A couple had taken out an inflatable kayak and have gone further out than they thought.

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‘The fire service and coastguard are rescuing them but they are fine.’

They were called out at 2pm.

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