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Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Joins Search For Sinking Speedboat

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Joins Search For Sinking Speedboat

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 8.07pm on Sunday evening following a request from the UK Coastguard at Dover to assist in the search for a sinking speedboat with 3 persons onboard reported as being in the Warden Bay area of the Isle of...

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat assists Paddleboarder

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat assists Paddleboarder

The Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 2.14pm on Friday to a report of a female paddleboarder in difficulties off Seasalter. Lifeboat Helmsman Rob Judge said 'The alarm had been raised by her husband on the beach when she was unable to make it back to...

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Assists Angling Boat

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Assists Angling Boat

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat Lewisco was launched on Tuesday morning to assist a 17-foot angling boat that had broken down and was taking on water a 1/2-mile east of Herne Bay Harbour. Lifeboat helmsman Rob Judge said “We launched at 10.05am and on arrival at...

Two calls for Whitstable lifeboat crews

Two calls for Whitstable lifeboat crews

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 8.19pm on Monday evening to assist the Herne Bay Coastguard Unit who had a kayak, that appeared to be in difficulties, under observation off Hampton. On arrival at the scene the lifeboat crew found that the...

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Assists Dory

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Assists Dory

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat Lewisco was launched on Tuesday afternoon on its 5th call of the year and the 3rd in the last week. Lifeboat Operations Manger Mike Judge said “The lifeboat was launched at around 4.40pm to assist a 14ft Dory that had run out of...

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Launches to Dinghy

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Launches to Dinghy

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 2.00pm on Wednesday to reports of a Dinghy with 2 persons on board ¾ mile off Herne Bay The lifeboat crew located the casualty and on arrival the dinghy was found to be having fuel issues. The dinghy and its...