A MAJOR search was launched after two boys went missing on an inflatable dinghy.

The boys went out on the boat yesterday and were reported missing after they had not been seen for 40 minutes.

Wyke Coastguard did a coastline search from Durdle Door to Bat's Head.

After a search of the beach at Durdle Door, the boys were found safe and well, having been an hour and 40 minutes overdue

The team was stood down at 6:10pm.