Welcome to 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 shouts this year: 56

Last Shout: Red Flare- 7th November 2016
RNLI Pager

Would you like to know when we or any other RNLI lifeboat goes out on a shout?
Keep in touch wherever you are by signing up for lifeboat launch SMS alerts. Or, if you download our Desktop Pager, you can keep up with our crews while working at your computer.
Select the stations you wish to follow – and when the crew gets the call, you will too.
Download the PAGER HERE.

SAVING LIVES AT SEA

It costs around £410,00 per day to run the RNLI, all of which is generously donated by the public

Our kit alone costs:

Drysuit – £750.00
Undersuit – £225.00
Lifejacket – £368.00
Helmet – £198.00

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IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 999 AND ASK FOR THE COASTGUARD

Shouts in 2015

Shouts in 2014

Shouts in 2013

Shouts in 2012


The RNLI relies on the genorosity of of the public to be able to continue its work.

To find out how you can help by joining the RNLI please click here

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea