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At 11h54, Sunday, 09th October, NSRI Port Alfred duty crew dispatched our sea rescue vehicle towing our sea rescue craft Rescue 11 Alpha to Kenton-on-Sea following eye-witness reports of a wind surfer suspected to be in difficulty off-shore of Kenton-on-Sea.On arrival on-scene, using binoculars, it was confirmed that a whale, lifting a flipper in and out the water while swimming against the wind and against the currents, was mistaken to appear to be a wind surfer's sail falling over and being pulled back up giving the impression of being a wind surfer in trouble.Being a false alarm with good intentions the eye-witnesses were commended for raising the alarm suspecting this to be a wind surfer in difficulty.TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONEportalfrednewlook-01-620x464
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