In an emergency call 999 and ask for the Coastguard

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 10.40 on Friday morning to assist a broken down angling boat off Herne Bay.

The lifeboat located the casualty craft with two occupants onboard and towed the 18-foot vessel to Herne Bay Harbour.

Other information:
Weather: Easterly force 1-2 winds.

Helmsman: Andy Mayo, Crew: Richard Judge, Rob Judge and Dave Parry.
Launchers: Neil Pepper (Tractor) Ray Davies, Jason Collins and Mike Judge.