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Foreigners in Kayaks Rescued

By Vivienne Hughes

A Guardia Civil customs launch was called in to rescue three people in kayaks some two nautical miles out to sea. »

Norwegian’s Yacht Sinks

By Hugh MacArthur

It was at 01.15h on Sunday the 26th that a Norwegian yachtsman started fire distress flares after his boat sank off Playa El Pozuelo in Albuñol. »

Rescued from Cliff Face

By Martin Myall

A maritime-rescue helicopter winched a man to safety this morning from a cliff face below the Punta de la Mona in La Herraura. »

Injured Climber Dies in Hospital

By Vivienne Hughes

The 21-year-old man who fell ten metres whilst free climbing the cliffs above Playa Rijana has died. »

Cliff Climbing Accident in Castell

By Vivienne Hughes

A 21-year-old climber was seriously injured yesterday whilst attempting to scale the cliffs above Playa Rijana (Castell de Ferro). »

Yacht Rescue Off Punta de la Mona

By Hugh MacArthur

The maritime branch of the Guardia Civil and the Maritime Rescue service were called in to rescue a couple aboard a yacht in distress. On board was a man of 32 and a woman of 22. »

Drowned Man off Almuñécar Beach

By Martin Myall

Today, the body of 49-year-old Patricio F.C. was found floating 500 metres off San Cristóbal beach, more or less in front of Hotel Almuñécar Playa. »

Boat People Rescued

By Martin Myall

It has been a busy Semana Santa for the Guardia Civil's maritime rescue service, having intercepted two separate craft crammed with illegal immigrants. »

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