Poole RNLI crew come to aid of adult and three children near Rockley Point, Poole Harbour

RNLI rescue children and adult on stricken jet skit

RNLI rescue children and adult on stricken jet skit

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POOLE’S RNLI inshore lifeboat crew rescued three children and an adult after their jet ski broke down and started drifting from the shore on Saturday evening.

The jet ski had been towing an inflatable, with the children on, near Rockley Point, Poole Harbour, around 7pm.

The tow line had been sucked into the jet ski’s jet, disabling it and leaving it drifting in cold conditions.

An RNLI spokesman said: “When the inshore lifeboat arrived on scene, they checked that everyone was OK.

“The children had wet suits on and had been in and out of the water, but as they had been drifting for over 20 minutes, whilst wet and with the wind chill, they were very cold.

“The volunteer crew established a tow – they took the jet ski back ashore to Lake Road, leaving the adult with one child ashore.

“They then proceeded back to the lifeboat station with the other two children. When they arrived back at the lifeboat station the crew gave them a warm drink.”

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11:58am Sun 30 Mar 14

Isosceles says...

Heading on website ' RNLI rescue children and adult on stricken jet skit'
What is a 'jet skit'?
Wiki says Skit may refer to: Sketch comedy, Hip hop skit, Puppet skit
Work experience staff on duty at newsdesk?
Heading on website ' RNLI rescue children and adult on stricken jet skit' What is a 'jet skit'? Wiki says Skit may refer to: Sketch comedy, Hip hop skit, Puppet skit Work experience staff on duty at newsdesk? Isosceles
  • Score: 6

12:20pm Sun 30 Mar 14

60plus says...

Good on the volunteers they do a excellent job,
Good on the volunteers they do a excellent job, 60plus
  • Score: 13

12:21pm Sun 30 Mar 14

muscliffman says...

What is a 'jet skit' please - a comedy sketch?

Do the Echo have a spell check programme, do newsdesk reporters proof read their own headlines, or do we have the 'weekend kids' casually rattling the key boards as per?
What is a 'jet skit' please - a comedy sketch? Do the Echo have a spell check programme, do newsdesk reporters proof read their own headlines, or do we have the 'weekend kids' casually rattling the key boards as per? muscliffman
  • Score: 1

4:02pm Sun 30 Mar 14

ekimnoslen says...

Isosceles wrote:
Heading on website ' RNLI rescue children and adult on stricken jet skit'
What is a 'jet skit'?
Wiki says Skit may refer to: Sketch comedy, Hip hop skit, Puppet skit
Work experience staff on duty at newsdesk?
"Skit" May be a misspelling for what was said when the ski jet broke down!
[quote][p][bold]Isosceles[/bold] wrote: Heading on website ' RNLI rescue children and adult on stricken jet skit' What is a 'jet skit'? Wiki says Skit may refer to: Sketch comedy, Hip hop skit, Puppet skit Work experience staff on duty at newsdesk?[/p][/quote]"Skit" May be a misspelling for what was said when the ski jet broke down! ekimnoslen
  • Score: 5

5:11pm Sun 30 Mar 14

HRH of Boscombe says...

muscliffman wrote:
What is a 'jet skit' please - a comedy sketch?

Do the Echo have a spell check programme, do newsdesk reporters proof read their own headlines, or do we have the 'weekend kids' casually rattling the key boards as per?
The Scrabble Police are about!
.
Given up trainspotting today?
[quote][p][bold]muscliffman[/bold] wrote: What is a 'jet skit' please - a comedy sketch? Do the Echo have a spell check programme, do newsdesk reporters proof read their own headlines, or do we have the 'weekend kids' casually rattling the key boards as per?[/p][/quote]The Scrabble Police are about! . Given up trainspotting today? HRH of Boscombe
  • Score: -4

7:40pm Sun 30 Mar 14

Frank28 says...

Towing a boat with a jet ski? What a bright idea.
Towing a boat with a jet ski? What a bright idea. Frank28
  • Score: 3

8:06pm Sun 30 Mar 14

cromwell9 says...

We are all pleased that every person is safe and well,
but we have to many people taking to the water as if they are going arond Poole Park lake
If you take the sea for granted ,it can take your LIFE,
We are all pleased that every person is safe and well, but we have to many people taking to the water as if they are going arond Poole Park lake If you take the sea for granted ,it can take your LIFE, cromwell9
  • Score: 4

9:22am Mon 31 Mar 14

BarrHumbug says...

cromwell9 wrote:
We are all pleased that every person is safe and well,
but we have to many people taking to the water as if they are going arond Poole Park lake
If you take the sea for granted ,it can take your LIFE,
Best stay at home getting fat playing xbox then just in case?
[quote][p][bold]cromwell9[/bold] wrote: We are all pleased that every person is safe and well, but we have to many people taking to the water as if they are going arond Poole Park lake If you take the sea for granted ,it can take your LIFE,[/p][/quote]Best stay at home getting fat playing xbox then just in case? BarrHumbug
  • Score: -1

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