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Rowers save the day for kitesurfer

A team of rowers saved the day after a kitesurfer became separated from his kite.

They retrieved £700-worth of kitesurfing equipment, which was lost by Pete Jennings in Portland Harbour.

The visiting American, 37, got into difficulty when his kite was blown away by strong winds.

The crew of Weymouth Rowing Club gig Sir Tristan responded to a Coastguard appeal to help retrieve the 12-metre surfing kite.

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