Teacher died in freak Cornish paddleboard accident, inquest told

Simon Flynn was recovering from impact of Covid when he got stuck under moored boat, partner says

A teacher taking a seaside break as he recovered from the impact of Covid-19 died in a freak paddleboarding accident when he became trapped under a moored boat, an inquest heard.

Simon Flynn jumped off the paddleboard as the current in a Cornish estuary carried him towards the boat. But he was tethered to the board by an ankle leash and became stuck underwater.

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