Culburra Beach rescue

March 6, 2023 10:33 am in by


A family has taken to social media to thank a Culburra Beach local who rescued their son from drowning after he was caught in a strong RIP on a beach off Woodlands Street on Sunday March 5.

A beach-goer signaled the alert when he noticed the young man, who was visiting the area, struggling in the water.

The wind surfer, who is a well known local,  headed out to his rescue.

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The man said once he reached the struggling swimmer his first words were , “I thought I was a goner.”

The family of the young man thanked his rescuer from the “bottom of their hearts”.

Image: Facebook