Archive for category: Call Reports

  • 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 […]

  • Two shouts in one day for Littlehampton

    Two shouts in one day for Littlehampton

    Call Reports July 20, 2015 12:19 pm no comments

    Littlehampton RNLI had a busy afternoon on Wednesday 15th July, with two shouts on the same day. The first shout came when the crew of a small motor boat called the coastguard by mobile phone. Their vessel had suffered engine failure and broken down four miles south of Littlehampton Harbour and they […]

  • 35ft Yacht shout

    35ft Yacht shout

    Call Reports March 14, 2014 1:09 pm no comments

    Yesterday’s shout, launch at 5:10pm to a 35ft yacht on passage from Brighton to Chichester. A headwind made for slow progress, so the crew opted to motor, but the engine wouldn’t run properly. Changed course for Littlehampton, but the full ebb and weight of rainwater meant a 5 knot current […]

  • Littlehampton RNLI Beach Rescue

    Littlehampton RNLI Beach Rescue

    Call Reports September 8, 2013 12:32 pm no comments

    ‘Blue Peter 1’, Littlehampton’s Atlantic 75 lifeboat was launched today at 12:32 after a call to the station reporting a 24ft sailing boat washed ashore on the beach at Ferring. The yacht sailing in very shallow water came in to difficulty and with a broken tiller ran aground. The crew […]

  • Littlehampton RNLI Jet Ski Rescue

    Littlehampton RNLI Jet Ski Rescue

    Call Reports May 6, 2013 5:34 pm no comments

    Littlehampton lifeboat station launched ‘Blue Peter 1’ their Atlantic 75 on bank holiday Monday at 17:34 to rescue a lone young man on a broken down jet ski off Goring. The crew, Ross Bowman, Rob Devo and Andy Hicks found the casualty swiftly, and brought him aboard the lifeboat to […]