Experienced swimmer caught by RIP current and trapped in groyne at New Brighton

The rescue by beach crew occured in the area just off the picture  on the right of the groyne

The swimmer was trapped in the groyne further along to the right of this picture – lifeboat is returning to base after the beach based crew carried out the rescue.

At just after 9:00pm last night the pagers fired following a report that yells for help from a swimmer who was trapped in the groyne by the New Brighton lighthouse had been heard. Continue reading