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Morning Call for Whitstable Lifeboat

Morning Call for Whitstable Lifeboat

The lifeboat was requested to launch this morning following a report of a swimmer missing from the West Quay of Whitstable Harbour. The lifeboat crew searched around the harbour and then towards Tankerton. After a few minutes the swimmer was reported safe ashore, so...
A Busy Weekend for Whitstable Lifeboat

A Busy Weekend for Whitstable Lifeboat

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was called to five incidents over the weekend. The first was at 1730 on Friday afternoon, when the lifeboat launched to assist a speedboat reported to be in difficulties off the beach at Tankerton. However on arrival it was...
Lifeboat Launched to Drifting Infalatable

Lifeboat Launched to Drifting Infalatable

The lifeboat was launched Tuesday afternoon to reports of an inflatable dinghy being blown offshore from Leysdown Beach. On arriving at the scene the dinghy was quickly located and taken aboard the lifeboat. The lifeboat then approached the shore under information...
Lifeboat Launched to Becalmed Yacht

Lifeboat Launched to Becalmed Yacht

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat was launched at 1.17pm on Saturday to a report of a 21-foot yacht becalmed and  broken down with engine problems 1-mile North of The Columbine in the entrance to the Swale. A lifeboat crewmember went onboard the casualty vessel which...
Launched to Three Persons in a Dinghy

Launched to Three Persons in a Dinghy

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...