Windsurfer found following search

Lifeboats were called out in north Northumberland earlier today to assist in the search for an overdue windsurfer.

Sunday, 7th August 2016, 9:13 pm
Updated Sunday, 7th August 2016, 10:33 pm

The crafts were launched from Seahouses and Craster just after 5pm.

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About two hours later, it was discovered that the man had been spotted and recovered by a local fishing boat, MFV Genesis.

He was taken to shore and a coastguard helicopter was also tasked to assess the windsurfer.