In an emergency call 999 and ask for the Coastguard Whitstable@rnli.org.uk

Welcome to

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

Last Shout:

Despondant Person – 13th October 2018

Latest Shouts / News

Local Schools Support Whitstable Lifeboat after visits to the Station

Whitstable Lifeboat Station has recently benefited from the efforts of children from two local schools who have raised funds for the lifeboat after visits to the station and hearing about the work of the RNLI. Children at Hampton Primary School in Herne Bay raised...

Lifeboat Assists Yacht

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 10.45am on Thursday 16th September to assist an 11-metre yacht which had gone aground with two persons onboard at the 'Middle Sand' to the west of the Kentish Flats wind farm. A wind farm workboat was also...

Know the risks:

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Around half the people who drown slip, trip or fall into the water. They don’t expect to get wet.
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.
The effect on the body of entering water 15°C and below is often underestimated. This shock can be the precursor to drowning.

IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 999 AND ASK FOR THE COASTGUARD

Never put yourself at risk!

We welcome school and club visits to the station.

To find out more or to book your visit pleae call:

David Hayward on 07835 929110

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Wecam provided by our neighbours at Whitstable Yacht Club

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Shouts in 2017

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Shouts in 2015

Shouts in 2014

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Whitstable Lifeboat Station

Whitstable Harbour

Whitstable, Kent. CT5 1AB

Email: info@whitstablelifeboat.org.uk

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