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
13 hours ago
With Newhaven lifeboat off service our ALB was tasked this afternoon to assist a small fishing boat with three people on board which had suffered engine failure and was unable to negotiate the harbour entrance at Newhaven ...
3 days ago
ALB whilst covering for Newhaven whose boat was out of service was tasked to provide safety cover for East Sussex fire and rescue as they dealt with a fire at the scrapyard on Newhaven quayside. Photos from Pete Abel ...
5 days ago
The all-weather lifeboat launched at 01.20 this morning at the request of HM Coastguard to investigate a report of unidentified radar activity 6 miles south of Bexhill. After conducting a comprehensive search of Pevensey Bay with nothing found the volunteer crew were stood down at 03.15 ...