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.