Kayak sinks into water

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A KAYAKER got hypothermia after sinking into icy water.

It happened at 10.50am yesterday off Stokes Bay in Gosport.

The kayaker was pulled from the water by Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (Gafirs).

The patient was treated for moderate hypothermia before being passed over to the ambulance service.

It was the third call in 72 hours for Gafirs.