A man attempting to travel from Cornwall to the Islands on a raft made of surfboards has been rescued.

The Sennen Covelifeboats were launched on Wednesday when theraft was spotted by a fishing boat between Land’s End and Longships. The man - who is not thought to have been injured -was brought to safety at Sennen Cove. The RNLI said he was in a “perilous situation” due to worsening sea conditions.