ALB Search for Windsurfer

Our dedicated volunteer crew were paged this evening at 8pm and requested to launch All Weather Lifeboat  Diamond Jubilee after reports of a ‘wind surfer or small yacht’ in trouble off Langney Point. Following a...

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Search for missing person

Our all-weather lifeboat was launched at 1am last night (26 July) in search of a woman who had been reported as missing earlier on Tuesday after she failed to return home after a visit to the Seven Sisters to take photographs....

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ILB Returns Home

Inshore lifeboat Laurence and Percy Hobbs returned to station today after her refit at RNLI HQ. After transferring equipment from the relief boat she was returned to service at...

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Person cut off by tide

Both boats were diverted from Sunday morning’s crew training exercises to search for a person or persons reported to be cut off by the rising tide between Birling Gap and the Seven Sisters, Coastguard rescue helicopter 163...

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Eastbourne's All Weather Lifeboat" Diamond Jubilee " has just launched on service to assist a yacht with engine failure . ...

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Coxswain Mark Sawyer and our dedicated volunteer crew were paged this evening at 8pm and and requested to launch the All Weather Lifeboat " Diamond Jubilee " after reports of a wind surfer in trouble off of Pevensey Bay. A search was conducted between Pevensey Bay and Eastbourne Pier until it was confirmed that the reported casualty was safely ashore. The Lifeboat was stood down and returned to station and ready for service at 9.45pm, a busy 24 hours for our crew and big shout out to crew member Dave Cocklin who started and ended his birthday with lifeboat call outs. ...

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Our coxswain and volunteer crew were woken by their pagers at 1am this morning and requested to launch our All Weather Lifeboat "Diamond Jubilee" to assist in a search for a missing vulnerable person that had possibly entered the sea . The search was carried out between Cuckmere Haven and Seaford. With nothing found The Lifeboat was returned to station and our crew returned to their beds around 4.30am . Respect to these guys with one of our volunteer crew starting work at 5.30 this morning and rest shortly after. ...

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UPDATE. Person recovered by Coastguard Helicopter safe and well . Helicopter and both Eastbourne Lifeboats now stood down and returned to stations. ...

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