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Whitstable Lifeboat was launched at 10.45am on Thursday following a report of a listing yacht 1-mile off the King’s Hall, Herne Bay.

The lifeboat arrived ‘on scene’ to find a 6-metre yacht dragging it’s anchor but with nobody onboard.

The lifeboat crew attached a tow and took the craft to Herne Bay harbour where it was handed over into the care of the Herne Bay Coastguard and left on a mooring.
Weather conditions: Westerly force 4 winds.
Helmsman: Rob Nichols. Crew:Craig Sidders, Stuart Enderby.
Launchers: John Keam (Tractor) Oz Warren and Vicky Kypta.