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
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. ...