Vigilant members of the public alerted Dover Coastguard by dialling 999 when they spotted a windsurfer in difficulties off Pevensey Bay on Wednesday afternoon (28 Dec). Unable to combat both wind and tide the windsurfer was...Read More
Category: Callouts 2011
12 November, 2011 | Callouts 2011 |
A lone yachtsman sailing his 32ft boat was saved from potential disaster by the vigilance of passersby when they reported their concerns to HM Coastguard having watched the erratic course of the yacht which had strayed...Read More
9 November, 2011 | Callouts 2011 |
Both Eastbourne RNLI lifeboats were launched into urgent service on Weds evening to a 30ft yacht which had run aground on Beachy Head Ledge and was taking on water at an alarming rate A 30ft yacht with three people on board had...Read More
4 November, 2011 | Callouts 2011 |
Eastbourne all-weather lifeboat was launched into a dark and stormy night (3 Nov) in response to a Mayday distress call from the 2125 tonne trawler Scombrus, 17 miles south of Sovereign Harbour, after a member of crew was lost...Read More
29 October, 2011 | Callouts 2011 |
Both Eastbourne RNLI’s lifeboats were launched on Saturday morning (29 Oct) to two separate incidents within 20 minutes of each other The first call to service, requested by Dover Coastguard, was following a report from Police...Read More
3 days ago
ALB launched yesterday afternoon following reports to HM Coastguard from passing shipping of a 'hazard to navigation' 17 miles offshore. Our volunteer crew recovered a large tubular object and returned it to shore ...
1 week ago
We would like to thank the following organisations and groups
for raising money or making a donation in SEPTEMBER 2019,
to help us continue to save lives at sea.
Eastbourne Women’s Bowls ... £340.00
The Ladies of Willingdon Golf Club ... £200.00
Eastbourne Sunshine Carnival ... £175.00
Sovereign Harbour Yacht Club – raffle of painting ... £548.00
Broadway United Church ... £109.72
The Beacon – Collection ... £319.18
and everyone who has supported us through our lifeboat
collection boxes or in memoriam donations or individual personal donations. ...