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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...

Lifeboat Launched to Speedboat

Whitstable Lifeboat was launched at 5.23pm on Wednesday to a report of a broken down speedboat about 1-mile off the old Herne Bay Pier Head. The lifeboat arrived at the scene and found the two occupants of the 12-foot craft fishing and in no need of assistance. Both...

Jetski Aground

Our RNLI volunteers were paged Sunday evening and the boat launched to reports of two jetskis grounded on the mud flats between Seasalter and Sheppy. On arrival at the scene one jetski had already floated on the flooding tide and returned to Herne Bay. The other...

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