The official launch statistics issued today by the RNLI show Eastbourne lifeboats to be the second busiest coastal station throughout the UK and Ireland having been credited with 139 launches and rescuing 116 people. ...Read More
Category: Callouts 2013
30 December, 2013 | Callouts 2013 |
Both boats were diverted from crew training exercises on Sunday to assist coastguard cliff rescue officers with the recovery of a body at Beachy Head. The coastguard officers were collected from the beach at Holywell by the...Read More
Three of Eastbourne lifeboat’s crewmen have been on standby over recent weeks in readiness for possible deployment to assist with potential inland flooding. During the floods in 2000, when the towns of Uckfield and Lewes were...Read More
12 December, 2013 | Callouts 2013 |
An abandoned car at a notorious suicide location prompted the launch of Eastbourne’s inshore lifeboat (ILB) this morning Concern was first raised with the discovery of an apparently abandoned car at Beachy Head. Fearing the...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. ...