RESCUE 15.30 - 16 year old male bodyboarder struggling in rip current near point on dropping tide. He was not wearing fins and making no progress against the current. The Rescue Water Craft was already on patrol in the area and had previously spoken to the boy on a few occasions to warn him of the current. Due to his proximity to the point the boy was rescued by the RWC and returned to the beach where he was given further safety advice.
Duty Lifeguards: Chris Page, Gavin Davies, Lewis Evans
RWC Driver: Chris Page
Conditions: 3-4 foot, clean surf, sunny
HW: 13.03 (neap) - dropping tide at time of inciden