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Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat was launched at 2.43pm on Sunday following a report of a vessel that had broken down in the entrance to Oare Creek, Faversham.

However shortly after launching it was confirmed that the casualty vessel was safely ashore and the lifeboat was stood down and returned to station, washed down and made ready for service.

Crew: Rob Judge, Dave Parry, Tim Smith, Stuart Enderby
Launchers: Ray Davies (Tractor), Alex Quan.
Weather conditions: Easterly force 1-2 winds.