Bridlington and Flamborough RNLI rescue three kayakers
Bridlington and Flamborough lifeboats, Bridlington and Filey Coastguard Rescue Teams, the UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter all responded.
Two kayakers were rescued shortly after lifeboats arrived on scene and a third kayaker was pulled from the water suffering from hypothermia a short time later. All three were treated by paramedics from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.