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Local Schools Support Whitstable Lifeboat after visits to the Station

Whitstable Lifeboat Station has recently benefited from the efforts of children from two local schools who have raised funds for the lifeboat after visits to the station and hearing about the work of the RNLI. Children at Hampton Primary School in Herne Bay raised...

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...

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