Category: Callouts 2014

Three saved by Eastbourne Lifeboat

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...

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RNLI Eastbourne rescue four men in a boat

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...

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Lifeboat in search for missing swimmer

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...

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1 day ago

RNLI Eastbourne

Our volunteer crew were paged this morning at 09.00 hrs and requested by Solent Coastguard to launch the Inshore Lifeboat to recover a deceased person on the beach in the Birling Gap area. Sunday 23rd September. ...

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1 day ago

RNLI Eastbourne

3 All Weather Lifeboats in Sovereign Harbour at the moment . Our Diamond Jubilee 💙, Cromer Lifeboat which is on passage to The Isle of Wight for some maintenance work and the RNLI relief Shannon Class Lifeboat being used for crew training at Hastings RNLI in preparation for the arrival of their new All Weather Lifeboat in October. ...

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2 days ago

RNLI Eastbourne

A great picture sent in to us from Gareth Slade that he took recently at Sovereign Harbour. ...

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2 weeks ago

RNLI Eastbourne

Details of today's shout.
Our volunteer crew were requested to launch to reports of a person in difficulty in the water between Eastbourne Pier and the Wish Tower. When on scene the casualty was quickly located and recovered to the Lifeboat by volunteer crew Dave Needham and Tom Mele the casualty was then taken ashore to awaiting emergency services.
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2 weeks ago

RNLI Eastbourne

Our volunteer crew have been paged and requested an immediate launch of the Inshore Lifeboat to a person in the water off the pier. Thursday 13th September . 14.45 hrs. Call out 140 . ...

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