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Whitstable Lifeboat Assists Yacht

Whitstable Lifeboat Assists Yacht

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 6.27pm on Monday to a report of a 19-foot yacht with one person onboard drifting and at risk of running aground in the Swale off Faversham Creek. The lifeboat crew located the casualty vessel in the...
3 Calls On Sunday

3 Calls On Sunday

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 11.59am on Sunday following a report of a broken down speedboat off Leysdown, Isle of Sheppey. The lifeboat crew located the vessel at anchor which was subsequently retrieved by its two occupants at the craft...
Capsized Catamaran

Capsized Catamaran

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 1.34pm on Friday 31st May to a report of a capsized catamaran off Tankerton. The initial report suggested that the occupants were unable to right the craft. The lifeboat arrived at the scene to find the two-man...
Whitstable Lifeboat in Night Search

Whitstable Lifeboat in Night Search

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 11.57pm on Thursday to assist in a search for a missing male in the area of Leysdown, Isle of Sheppey. The lifeboat commenced a search of the shoreline and water off Shellness, Leysdown and Warden Point but...
Whitstable Lifeboat Launched to Kite Surfer

Whitstable Lifeboat Launched to Kite Surfer

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 4.49pm on Sunday following a report from the Whitstable National Coastwatch team via UK Coastguard of a kite surfer in difficulties off Tankerton. Shortly after launching the lifeboat was ‘stood down’ to return...
Whitstable Lifeboat Launched to Kite Surfer

Whitstable Lifeboat Launched to Kite Surfer

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 7.49pm on Wednesday evening following a report from the UK Coastguard of a kite surfer in difficulties off Hampton Pier, Herne Bay. However, immediately after launch the lifeboat was ‘stood down’ when the Herne...