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Kayaker Rescued By Fishing Boat


11:46am 9th July 2012

A kayaker's been rescued by a fishing boat in Portland Harbour after his craft started to sink.

Portland Coastguard put out an emergency message to all vessels in the area after he called Dorset Police.

He was recovered from the water by the fishing boat the Kelsey Jane and taken to safety by the inshore lifeboat.

Portland Coastguard is reminding anyone in trouble at sea to call the coastguard not the Police on 999.

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