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Lifeboat Assists Yacht

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 10.45am on Thursday 16th September to assist an 11-metre yacht which had gone aground with two persons onboard at the 'Middle Sand' to the west of the Kentish Flats wind farm. A wind farm workboat was also...

Rescue Of The Year Award

Whitstable lifeboat operations manager Mike Judge explained that “Each year we present in memory of Dave Foreman who was a former crewmember, helmsman and honorary secretary of the station who passed away in 1993 a trophy for what is considered by members of his...

Whitstable Lifeboat assists Windsurfer

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 1.46pm on Friday following a report from the UK Coastguard of a windsurfer in difficulties off West Beach, Whitstable. The crew located the casualty sitting on his board a 1/4-mile off Wavecrest and brought him...

Whitstable Lifeboat called to yacht aground

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched on Thursday afternoon to assist a yacht reported in difficulties near the Knock John Tower, 13 miles from Whitstable. The UK Coastguard paged Whitstable's volunteer crew after receiving a distress call from the...

Morning Call for Whitstable Lifeboat

The lifeboat was requested to launch this morning following a report of a swimmer missing from the West Quay of Whitstable Harbour. The lifeboat crew searched around the harbour and then towards Tankerton. After a few minutes the swimmer was reported safe ashore, so...

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