Lytham's inshore lifeboat was launched this afternoon to save a kitesurfer who was in difficulties at sea.
The man had been struggling for around 40 minutes when the alarm was raised.
He was taken to hospital for a check up.
More top news
Some of the children at the Royal Free Hospital in London were less than impressed with their visit from Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain.
A showery and chilly night but mainly frost free. Sunshine and wintry showers Saturday morning, easing a little by afternoon
Although we're not looking at a widespread snow event, confidence is rising that a cold, showery theme will develop by Christmas Day......