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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...

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Launches To Assist Motor Boat

Whitstable RNLI Lifeboat Launches To Assist Motor Boat

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 07.56pm on Tuesday following a report of a 17-foot angling boat with three persons onboard stranded in the upper reaches of the River Swale after its engine failed to restart. The lifeboat crew located the...

Whistable Lifeboat launches to assist speedboat

Whistable Lifeboat launches to assist speedboat

The Whitstable Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched on Thursday afternoon following a request from HM Coastguard to assist a small speedboat with two persons onboard which had been reported by several people onshore to have broken down off Hampton, Herne Bay. The...

**Coronavirus Update:**

**Coronavirus Update:**

As most people will be aware the UK goverment has stepped up their advice towards the current outbreak. In line with this advice, the RNLI has taken steps to reduce risk to the permanent staff, volunteers and the public. With immediate affect the station is only open...

Stuart marks 20-years with Whitstable Lifeboat

Stuart marks 20-years with Whitstable Lifeboat

A Whitstable Lifeboat Crewmember has been awarded with a 20-year service badge to mark his two decades with the station. Stuart Enderby was presented with his award by Vice-Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence, Chairman of the RNLI's Operations Committee during their visit to the...

Million-pound training fund helps local lifesaver learn vital skill

Million-pound training fund helps local lifesaver learn vital skill

A recently recruited volunteer crew member at Whitstable RNLI lifeboat station has had a vital part of their crew training funded by Lloyd’s Register Foundation. Jim Ashby, from Whitstable, recently travelled to the RNLI College in Poole, Dorset, to complete the...