As the all weather lifeboat was returning to Shoreham Harbour with two rescued paddle boarders on board, it was retasked to a report of a windsurfer in difficult by the West Pier, Brighton. The casualties were transferred on board the inshore lifeboat, which had launched to assist and taken back to the lifeboat station. On arrival at the scene, the all weather lifeboat crew established the windsurfer had made it safely ashore.