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Lifeboat Launched To Assist Kite Surfer

Lifeboat Launched To Assist Kite Surfer

A teenage kitesurfer has been praised by the Whitstable Lifeboat crew after he was brought ashore by the lifeboat when his rig suffered equipment failure off Whitstable on Wednesday afternoon. The lifeboat was launched at 4.30pm when kitesurfer, who did not wish to be...

Whitstable Lifeboat Assists Motor Boat

Whitstable Lifeboat Assists Motor Boat

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 8.45am on Tuesday morning to assist a 21ft motor boat with four persons onboard which had broken down and was at anchored a ½-mile off Hampton Pier. The lifeboat arrived ‘on scene’ and took the craft and its...

John and Julia Recognised For Their Work at Whitstable RNLI

John and Julia Recognised For Their Work at Whitstable RNLI

Two members of the Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Station fundraising branch have been recognised for the services to the station and the RNLI with the presentation of the Chief Executive’s Award for Excellence in Volunteering.John and Julia Hill of Herne Bay...

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Assists Occupants of a Yacht

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Assists Occupants of a Yacht

Whitstable RNLI’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 5.15 on Saturday afternoon to assist the two occupants of a yacht aground on the Horse Sands in the entrance to The Swale off Faversham Creek. Lifeboat Helmsman Dave Parry said “Initially the report was to...

Three Launches for Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat

Three Launches for Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat

Whitstable's Atlantic 85 lifeboat Lewisco has been launched on three  occasions in the last week. On Thursday 8th August in the afternoon at 3.07 the lifeboat responded to a report of two children aged 13-years being blown seawards in an inflatable beach toy off...

Whitstable Lifeboat Launched To Assist Jet Ski

Whitstable Lifeboat Launched To Assist Jet Ski

Whitstable RNLI's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched  at 4.15pm on Tuesday 6th August following a  report of broken down jet ski, with one person  on board and another swimming for shore off Herne Bay. The lifeboat arrived on scene just as the swimmer was...

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