Kitesurfer in difficulty No. 57/2013
Station: DUN LAOGHAIRE 26/10/2013 Lifeboat No: D-731 GIN: DUB2300/13
Launch: 16:06 Return: 16:45 H/W: 16:24
Type of casualty: KITEBOARD KITEBOARD
Cause of Service: SAIL FAILURE
Wind: SW Force: 5 FRESH BREEZE Visibility: GOOD Sea: CHOPPY Weather: CLOUDY
ILB tasked to North Bull following reports of kite surfer in difficulty. On arrival found surfer
had made own way to shore. CG Rescue heli R116 landed on beach, applied first aid for hypothermia and removed person to hospital. ILB returned to station.