Whitstable Lifeboat Station
We operate an Atlantic 85
B-Class Inshore Lifeboat
All our crew are volunteers
and respond 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Number Of Rescues This Year
Persons in a Dinghy – 16th July 2018
Latest Shouts / News
The lifeboat was launched at 8.13pm on Monday after the UK Coastguard received several 999 calls reporting 3 people waving for help in a blue dinghy off Tankerton. The lifeboat located the persons aged between 17-25 years in the water 300-metres off the Tankerton Bay...
Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 6.30pm on Saturday evening to a report of a speedboat aground on a sandbank at the entrance to Windmill Creek off the Swale on south side of Sheppey. Two lifeboat crewmembers went to assist the...
Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 9.25pm on Monday to a report of a dinghy with four persons onboard in difficulties off The Ship public house, Herne Bay. The lifeboat arrived in the area and the crew spoke to the three occupants of two small...
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In the UK, the majority of RNLI Lifeguard incidents involve rip currents. They are a major cause of accidental drowning on beaches all across the world.
IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 999 AND ASK FOR THE COASTGUARD
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