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Whitstable lifeboat assists sailing cruiser

Whitstable lifeboat assists sailing cruiser

Whitstable Lifeboat was launched at 3.45pm on Saturday to assist a 25ft sailing cruiser with two persons onboard that was unable to make progress against the south westerly force 5 wind and tide off Shellness in the entrance to The Swale. The vessels engine had...
Whitstable Lifeboat assists Jet Ski

Whitstable Lifeboat assists Jet Ski

Whitstable lifeboat was launched at 3.41pm to assist a broken down jet ski reported as being between the Sea View Caravan Park, Swalecliffe and Hampton Pier, Herne Bay. The lifeboat crew arrived ‘on scene’ and located the craft being ‘walked...

Two Launches for Whitstable Lifeboat

There have been two calls on the Whitstable Lifeboat in the last three days. On Saturday the lifeboat was launched at 6.29pm to a report of an orange inflatable drifting out to sea off Beltinge, Herne Bay. The lifeboat arrived ‘on scene’ and located two...
Whitstable Lifeboat in search for Boardsailor

Whitstable Lifeboat in search for Boardsailor

The lifeboat was launched at 4.10pm on Saturday following a report of an overdue boardsailor from Seasalter Sailing Club. The UK Coastguard Search and Rescue Helicopter from Lydd which had been in the area was already searching off Shellness, Isle of Sheppey. The...

Whitstable Lifeboat launched to Yacht

Whitstable Lifeboat was launched at 10.45am on Thursday following a report of a listing yacht 1-mile off the King’s Hall, Herne Bay. The lifeboat arrived ‘on scene’ to find a 6-metre yacht dragging it’s anchor but with nobody onboard. The...