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Search called off for missing kayaker off Hove and Shoreham

Search called off for missing kayaker off Hove and Shoreham

At nightfall on Sunday  evening, HM Coastguard suspended the search for a missing kayaker off Hove and Shoreham pending further information. An intensive search of the area took place on Sunday 2nd August.  

At 10.10am today (Sunday) HM Coastguard received a report of a person seen going into the water from a kayak/canoe off Hove Lagoon near Brighton. Coastguard Rescue Teams from Newhaven and Shoreham joined the search as well as the Brighton RNLI lifeboat and a Coastguard Rescue helicopter. A kayak and paddle were found ashore in the area.