Kitesurfer rescued by lifeboat off Old Hunstanton

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.
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.

A kitesurfer was rescued by lifeboat crews after getting into difficulty off Old Hunstanton this morning.

Units were alerted to the man, who was around 300 metres off shore, at around 11am on Wednesday.

The man, who had been in the water, was assessed by paramedics but did not need further medical assistance.