Stranded kiteless surfer rescued from sea

Contributed by editor on Apr 05, 2008 - 12:00 AM

A stranded kite surfer has been rescued after losing his kite a mile
out at sea off the coast of Hythe.

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Members of the public raised the alarm when he was
spotted in the water waving his arms.

The RNLI lifeboat crew from Littlestone was scrambled
to rescue him.

The 49-year-old was brought back to the shore safely and his kite was retrieved with the help of the
crew of the safety boat from the Hythe firing range.

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