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Whitstable Lifeboat Station Christmas Fair

Whitstable lifeboat station will adopt a festive air on Saturday 18th November when the annual Christmas fair is held in the boat hall. The event is always a popular affair and is always well supported by supporters and friends of the lifeboat. All the usual...

Early Morning Launch for Whitstable Lifeboat

Whitstable lifeboat was launched at 4.41am on Monday to assist an 8-metre catamaran with engine problems and drifting on to a mud bank in the Swale off Harty. In very shallow water a tow was attached and the casualty craft with one occupant onboard towed into deeper...

Two Calls for Whitstable Lifeboat

Two Calls for Whitstable Lifeboat

There have been two calls on the Whitstable's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco over the weekend. On Saturday evening the lifeboat was launched at 10.27pm following a report of a despondent female having entered the water off Island Wall, Whitstable. On arrival at the...

Whitstable Lifeboat assists Motor Cruiser

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 10.02am on Thursday 12th October to assist a 30ft motor cruiser broken down with electrical problems and one person onboard at anchor in the vicinity of the Columbine Spit Buoy between Whitstable and the Isle...

Whitstable Lifeboat Assists Becalmed Dinghy

Whitstable Lifeboat Assists Becalmed Dinghy

Whitstable's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 2.43pm on Sunday to assist 2 persons in a 14-foot Merlin Rocket sailing dinghy which had become becalmed off Herne Bay. The lifeboat crew located the casualty vessel 3.5-miles north of Stud Hill and took the...

Two Calls for Whitstable Lifeboat Crew

Two Calls for Whitstable Lifeboat Crew

There have been two calls on Whitstable's volunteer lifeboat crews in the last week. On Wednesday afternoon the lifeboat was launched at 2.50pm following a report of a fishing vessel in difficulties in the vicinity of the Kentish Flats Windfarm. The lifeboat arrived...

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