Hunstanton lifeboat launched for sailing club buoy mistaken for a dinghy

Naming ceremony and service of dedication of the RNLI lifeboat 'Spirit of West Norfolk' at Hunstanton Lifeboat Station on Saturday afternoon.The new boat is launched. ENGANL00120111024095548
Naming ceremony and service of dedication of the RNLI lifeboat 'Spirit of West Norfolk' at Hunstanton Lifeboat Station on Saturday afternoon.The new boat is launched. ENGANL00120111024095548

The Hunstanton Lifeboat was launched on Thursday after receiving reports of a dinghy in trouble.

However, when the crew arrived at the sighting, which was two miles off the coast of the resort, it was found to be a sailing club buoy.

The team has thanked the person who made the sighting.