Portsmouth lifeboat launched to support 'inappropriately dressed' paddle boarders

A LIFEBOAT was launched last night (June 17) to support two paddle borders who were reported to have got into difficulty in Langstone Harbour.

Thursday, 18th June 2020, 8:11 am
Updated Thursday, 18th June 2020, 8:12 am

Portsmouth Lifeboat Station deployed its Atlantic lifeboat at 9.38pm after concerns were raised that ‘the paddle boarders were not appropriately dressed’.

By the time the Atlantic crew arrived the paddle boarders had made their he way back to the shore. One of the crew members was dropped ashore to check on their welfare and to also advise the boarders about wearing appropriate clothing when carrying out activities on the sea.

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Portsmouth's lifeboat was launched last night after reports of two 'inappropriately dressed' paddle boarders getting into difficulty.

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