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Man Spent Over Four Hours Swimming to Safety off Portland

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12:02pm 19th August 2014

A man who was tipped out of his Kayak between Portland and Ringstead spent four and a half hours swimming to safety.

He was accompanied by his girlfriend, who paddled alongside him.

The missing kayak was discovered by Solent coastguard around 10 miles South West of the Needles and will be returned to its owner soon.

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