Italian Coast Guard Rescues Kite Surfer Adrift Off Sicilian Coast

The Italian coast guard rescued a kite surfer who was found clinging to his board off the Sicilian coast near Pozzallo on November 2.

The Guardia Costiera said the man was caught off guard by a sudden change in conditions, prompting a five-hour search by patrol boat and helicopter.

The man was safely returned to shore by a rescue boat, and received care once back on dry land. Credit: Guardia Costiera via Storyful

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