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Whitstable’s Atlantic 85 Lifeboat Lewisco was launched at 2.05 on Sunday 18th September afternoon following a report of a sports boat stuck in reverse gear in The Swale approximately ½-mile east of Conyer Creek.

The lifeboat arrived at the scene but found no sign of the vessel in the position given so continued to search into Conyer Creek.

The lifeboat crew located two persons who confirmed they were the occupants of the craft at Swale Marina and that they had been towed ashore by a yacht.

Satisfied that the casualty craft had been accounted for, the lifeboat then returned to station.

Helmsman: Dave Parry.

Crew: Craig Sidders, Steve Wynne and Andy Williams.

Tractor: Ray Davies.

Launchers: Dan Monk, Ben Crosswell and Rob Nicholls.
Weather conditions: W Force 3 winds.