In an emergency call 999 and ask for the Coastguard

Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched 11.48am on Monday to assist an angling boat with two persons onboard which had suffered engine failure in the vicinity of the Kentish Flats Wind Farm.

The lifeboat crew located the 20-foot craft and took the vessel under tow and landed the craft and its occupants ashore at Herne Bay Harbour.

This was the seventh call of the year for the stations volunteer crews.

Wind: Calm

Launch Time: 11.48

Recovery Time: 13.20

Crew: Robin Nicholls, Dan Monk, Andy Williams, Oz Warren