6.20pm: A 42-year-old man is in a stable condition in Milton-Ulladulla Hospital after rescuing his nine-year-old son from a rip at Racecourse Beach.
5.55pm: A man has been taken to Milton-Ulladulla hospital after saving his nine-year-old son from a rip at unpatrolled Racecourse Beach.
Lifesavers confirmed the man was having trouble breathing after rescuing his son from a rip about 50m offshore Racecourse Beach, Ulladulla.
Surf Life Saving spokesman Liam Howitt said lifesavers from Mollymook Surf Life Saving Club and paramedics stabilised the man.
A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman confirmed a male patient had been taken to hospital in a stable condition.
4.54pm: Police, lifesavers and paramedics have responded to a man having trouble breathing after rescuing a child from a rip near Ulladulla.
South Coast lifesavers were told at about 4.30pm that a child, understood to be about nine years old, was caught in a rip about 50 metres off Racecourse Beach, Ulladulla.
Police requested NSW Surf Lifesaving assistance.
Paramedics are at the scene.
A NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said paramedics were called at about 4.42pm.
Lifesavers said at 5.15pm that the child involved was safe and well.
More details as they come to hand.