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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...

Lifeboat Launched to Becalmed Yacht

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat was launched at 1.17pm on Saturday to a report of a 21-foot yacht becalmed and  broken down with engine problems 1-mile North of The Columbine in the entrance to the Swale. A lifeboat crewmember went onboard the casualty vessel which...

Launched to Three Persons in a Dinghy

The lifeboat was launched at 8.13pm on Monday after the UK Coastguard received several 999 calls reporting 3 people waving for help in a blue dinghy off Tankerton. The lifeboat located the persons aged between 17-25 years in the water 300-metres off the Tankerton Bay...

Whitstable Lifeboat assists Speedboat

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 6.30pm on Saturday evening to a report of a speedboat aground on a sandbank at the entrance to Windmill Creek off the Swale on south side of Sheppey. Two lifeboat crewmembers went  to assist the...

Whitstable Lifeboat Launched to Dinghy

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 9.25pm on Monday to a report of a dinghy with four persons onboard in difficulties off   The Ship public house, Herne Bay. The lifeboat arrived in the area and the crew spoke to the three occupants of two small...

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