Whitstable Lifeboat Station
We operate an Atlantic 85
B-Class Inshore Lifeboat
All our crew are volunteers
and respond 24 hours a day 7 days a week
Number Of Rescues This Year
Windsurfer – 10th August 2018
Latest Shouts / News
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...
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’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...
Know the risks:
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In the UK, the majority of RNLI Lifeguard incidents involve rip currents. They are a major cause of accidental drowning on beaches all across the world.
IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 999 AND ASK FOR THE COASTGUARD
Never put yourself at risk!
We welcome school and club visits to the station.
To find out more or to book your visit pleae call:
David Hayward on 07835 929110
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