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Capsized Catamaran

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 1.34pm on Friday 31st May to a report of a capsized catamaran off Tankerton. The initial report suggested that the occupants were unable to right the craft. The lifeboat arrived at the scene to find the two-man...

Whitstable Lifeboat in Night Search

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 11.57pm on Thursday to assist in a search for a missing male in the area of Leysdown, Isle of Sheppey. The lifeboat commenced a search of the shoreline and water off Shellness, Leysdown and Warden Point but...

RNLI Releases Whitstable Lifeboat Station Launch Statistics

The service statistics for Whitstable Lifeboat Station in 2018 have just been released by the RNLI and credit the station launching its Atlantic 85 Inshore Lifeboat to 47 calls and in the course of so doing, assisting 35 persons and saving two lives. Whitstable...

Whitstable Lifeboat Station Easter Fair

There were plenty of hot cross buns and Easter eggs on offer when Whitstable lifeboat station held it's annual Easter fair in the boat hall on Good Friday. Diane Randall, Acting Chairman of the Whitstable RNLI fund-raising branch said “The Easter fair has been a long...

Whitstable Lifeboat Launched to Kite Surfer

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 4.49pm on Sunday following a report from the Whitstable National Coastwatch team via UK Coastguard of a kite surfer in difficulties off Tankerton. Shortly after launching the lifeboat was ‘stood down’ to return...

Whitstable Lifeboat Launched to Kite Surfer

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 7.49pm on Wednesday evening following a report from the UK Coastguard of a kite surfer in difficulties off Hampton Pier, Herne Bay. However, immediately after launch the lifeboat was ‘stood down’ when the Herne...

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