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Whitstable Lifeboat assists Motor Cruiser

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 10.02am on Thursday 12th October to assist a 30ft motor cruiser broken down with electrical problems and one person onboard at anchor in the vicinity of the Columbine Spit Buoy between Whitstable and the Isle...

Whitstable Lifeboat Assists Becalmed Dinghy

Whitstable's Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 2.43pm on Sunday to assist 2 persons in a 14-foot Merlin Rocket sailing dinghy which had become becalmed off Herne Bay. The lifeboat crew located the casualty vessel 3.5-miles north of Stud Hill and took the...

Two Calls for Whitstable Lifeboat Crew

There have been two calls on Whitstable's volunteer lifeboat crews in the last week. On Wednesday afternoon the lifeboat was launched at 2.50pm following a report of a fishing vessel in difficulties in the vicinity of the Kentish Flats Windfarm. The lifeboat arrived...

Children taken ashore by Whitstable Lifeboat.

Whitstable Lifeboat was launched at 3.06pm on Sunday 10th September after a report of two persons in the water off Leysdown, Isle of Sheppey. The lifeboat arrived at the scene and found two children aged 12 and 10, one in the water and one in a kayak.   The 12 year...

Lifeboat Search Hampered By laser Pen Light

A search and rescue operation by the Whitstable Lifeboat was hampered after a laser pen was shone at the lifeboat from the shore as the crew conducted a search for an overdue kayaker last seen off Hampton Pier, Herne Bay on Saturday evening. Lifeboat helmsman Dave...

Motor Cruiser Runs Aground

The services of Whitstable lifeboat were called upon on Saturday afternoon when the crew were diverted from attending the Herne Bay Airshow to assist a 26-foot cruiser aground on the Pollard a 1/2-mile south of Shellness, Isle of Sheppey with two adults and four...

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