21st May

Inshore lifeboat launched at 1428 to report from UKCG of a female Kayaker reported missing from Gillingham area, last seen paddling upriver and now out of sight. ILB arrived in area at 1505, commencing search of river. The ILB located an empty kayak, West of Port Werburgh, shortly after the kayaker was found safe and well on a workboat, the person was transferred to the ILB and person and kayak landed ashore at Gillingham Pier to Medway CG. ILB returned to station at 1605. NW 3.