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  • ‘I don’t want to die’

    ‘I don’t want to die’

    News September 20, 2016 5:16 pm no comments

    ‘I don’t want to die’ 16 September 2016 On one of the hottest weekends of the summer, when seven lives were tragically lost around our coast, it was a different story on Littlehampton Beach. Where river meets sea, standing waves are an ominous threat to anyone in a small boat. […]

     
  • 7 people rescued from sinking powerboat

    7 people rescued from sinking powerboat

    Call Reports September 5, 2016 11:34 am no comments

    Littlehampton’s Atlantic 85 lifeboat Renée Sherman was launched yesterday afternoon within a few minutes of a radio request from Littlehampton coastguards who had just witnessed a powerboat sinking, with its occupants thrown into the water. The conditions in the harbour entrance were rough, the combination of the outgoing spring tide […]

     
  • First shout for our new lifeboat

    First shout for our new lifeboat

    Call Reports June 9, 2016 12:17 pm no comments

    Our new Atlantic 85 lifeboat Renee Sherman arrived on Monday 16th May. Following a week of intensive training  for all our volunteer crew, she officially became Littlehampton lifeboat. At 0:40am on Friday 27th May Renee launched following a call from West Sussex Police to the coastguard. The lifeboat headed out in the […]

     
  • Shout! Capsized dinghy in trouble

    Shout! Capsized dinghy in trouble

    Call Reports June 9, 2016 11:55 am no comments

    Our new Atlantic lifeboat Renee Sherman has been busy since she arrived at the station. On Monday 30th May a member of the public called the coastguard. They had seen a capsized dinghy with a person in the water, about a mile south of Rustington. The Atlantic 85 Renee Sherman […]

     
  • Excitement mounts – our new lifeboat will be here soon!

    Excitement mounts – our new lifeboat will be here soon!

    News March 15, 2016 11:45 am no comments

    Littlehampton’s new Atlantic 85 lifeboat is currently being built at the RNLI’s Inshore Lifeboat Centre in East Cowes, and is due to be delivered to her new home on 16 May. The new boat is the latest version of the long established Atlantic series of B-Class lifeboats, first developed by […]