Lifeboat crews along the coast of Sussex were kept busy in 2014, according to figures released by the RNLI charity today (28 January). Collectively, crew from the eight lifeboat stations in the area launched on 442 rescue...Read More
Category: Callouts 2014
31 December, 2014 | Callouts 2014 |
Three anglers became stranded six miles offshore when the engine of their vessel refused to start after an afternoon’s fishing The group had left Sovereign Harbour earlier in the day to enjoy a few hours fishing in the bright...Read More
1 December, 2014 | Callouts 2014 |
Eastbourne’s all-weather lifeboat responded to a Mayday distress call on Sunday afternoon when the engine of a small fishing boat ‘exploded’ seven miles offshore The four fisherman were seven miles south-east of Sovereign...Read More
17 November, 2014 | Callouts 2014 |
Both Eastbourne lifeboats were scrambled as darkness fell on Saturday evening to rescue three people cut off by the tide near the Beachy Head lighthouse. Two paragliders were enjoying the thermals above the cliffs at Beachy Head...Read More
7 November, 2014 | Callouts 2014 |
Eastbourne RNLI’s all-weather lifeboat was launched on Friday afternoon to search for a swimmer reported to be seen in atrocious conditions in the swell off Eastbourne pier The initial report was from a member of the public...Read More
12 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 ...