Saturday, 27 August 2011

Assist & Rescue Saturday 27th August 2011

Strong current on incoming tide meant a number of people required assistance during the incoming tide.

Assist 15.00 – 55 year old man swimming drifting dangerously close to the point. CP paddled out on rescue board to assist him and encourage the man to swim to shore.

Assist 16.00 – Surfer drifting in current close to point. Assisted to shore by CP who paddled out on a rescue board.

Assist 16.30 – 17 year old girl on surf board caught in current. Assisted to shore by CP on rescue board.

Rescue 16.45 – Surfer struggling in strong current near point. Picked up by CP on RWC and brought back to the safety of the beach.

Duty Lifeguards: Chris Page, Rhys Brothers, Nathan Evans
Conditions: 2-3 foot surf, sunny spells

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