In an emergency call 999 and ask for the Coastguard

Date 2nd August 2015
Casualty Inflatable dinghy
Wind S 3
Launch time 1555
Recovery Time 1618
Crew Dave Parry, Robin Nichols, Ben Crosswell, Liam Sidders
The lifeboat launched to a report of two people in an inflatable dinghy struggling to row back to shore against an offshore breeze at Herne Bay.

The lifeboat arrived on scene and carried out a brief search, however shortly afterwards the Coastguard was informed that the dinghy was now safely ashore, so the lifeboat was stood down to return to station.

Note: Due to the very brief nature of this call, no email notification was sent out.