Hastings lifeboat launched ‘to aid vessel in difficulties’

The lifeboat launching from the beach. Pictures by Justin Lyclett
The lifeboat launching from the beach. Pictures by Justin Lyclett

Hastings RNLI launched its lifeboat Sealink Endeavour this morning from the beach, reportedly to come to the aid of a vessel in difficulties eight miles south of Hastings, an eye witness said.

The lifeboat launched at around 10.30am and is said to still be out at sea.

The lifeboat launching from the beach. Pictures by Justin Lyclett

The lifeboat launching from the beach. Pictures by Justin Lyclett

Update: The inshore lifeboat launched at around 12pm, it is unclear if it is for the same incident.

Hastings RNLI has been contacted for information.

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The lifeboat launching from the beach. Pictures by Kevin Boorman

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