In an emergency call 999 and ask for the Coastguard

Date 9th August 2015
Casualty Person in the water
Wind SW 3
Launch time 1546
Recovery Time 1627
Crew Dave Parry, Rob Judge, Dan Monk, Ben Crosswell
The lifeboat launched to a report of a person in the water waving for assistance between Hampton Pier and the Heron Angling Club, Herne Bay.

On arrival the lifeboat commenced a search whilst Herne Bay Coastguard attempted to contact the first informant.

At 1610 it was confirmed that the person had been assisted to the shore by a passing kayaker, and the lifeboat was released to return to station.