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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...

A Busy Weekend for Whitstable Lifeboat

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was called to five incidents over the weekend. The first was at 1730 on Friday afternoon, when the lifeboat launched to assist a speedboat reported to be in difficulties off the beach at Tankerton. However on arrival it was...

Lifeboat Launched to Drifting Infalatable

The lifeboat was launched Tuesday afternoon to reports of an inflatable dinghy being blown offshore from Leysdown Beach. On arriving at the scene the dinghy was quickly located and taken aboard the lifeboat. The lifeboat then approached the shore under information...

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