Archive for category: Call Reports

  • May Day Bank Holiday Weekend

    May Day Bank Holiday Weekend

    Call Reports May 14, 2016 10:20 am no comments

    With the hottest weekend of the year tempting dozens out on the water, it became a busy weekend for for the volunteer crews from Littlehampton RNLI. At 6.21pm on Saturday 30 April, Littlehampton RNLI’s Atlantic 75 Blue Peter 1 lifeboat and volunteer crew launched in response to a call from […]

     
  • April Shout Round-up

    April Shout Round-up

    Call Reports, News April 25, 2016 5:09 pm no comments

    So far in April, Littlehampton RNLI have been called out to two incidents. The first was on Saturday 2nd April at 12:42pm when a dinghy with a man onboard became stuck on the bar just west of the harbour entrance. The D-Class Ray of Hope was paged and the dinghy […]

     
  • Yacht aground on Bognor Rocks

    Yacht aground on Bognor Rocks

    Call Reports, Uncategorized March 25, 2016 11:40 am no comments

    The crew was paged shortly after 5pm on Wednesday 23rd March 2016, and Andy Harris, Rob Devo and Richard Winstanley launched aboard D-769 Ray of Hope just before low water on a spring tide, which means that there was almost no depth on the bar at the harbour entrance. The […]

     
  • Stranded leisure cruiser rescued 7 miles offshore

    Stranded leisure cruiser rescued 7 miles offshore

    Call Reports March 18, 2016 8:20 pm no comments

    On Friday 18th March the coastguard received a VHF radio call from a leisure cruiser. It had suffered complete engine failure and was stranded at sea seven and a half miles south of Littlehampton. The Atlantic lifeboat launched immediately and headed out in overcast weather. They came alongside the vessel […]

     
  • Four people on broken down boat assisted in rough seas

    Four people on broken down boat assisted in rough seas

    Call Reports, News July 20, 2015 4:16 pm no comments

    On Sunday 19th July at 1:19pm Littlehampton RNLI were paged by the coastguard to assist a leisure craft with four crew onboard. The vessel had suffered engine failure and was drifting on rough seas in force 6 winds. The station’s Atlantic 75 Blue Peter 1 lifeboat was already at sea on a training exercise with […]