Llifeboat crew came to the rescue of a wind surfer who was struggling to get back to shore.

Hastings RNLI team came to the aid of a wind surfer 300 metres off Bexhill seafront at 4.20pm this afternoon after winds dropped.

The lifeboat team had already launched to help coordinate D-Day celebrations on Hastings beach featuring 1,000 participants and had the surfer back on dry land within 25 minutes.