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Dungeness RNLI lifeboat responds to catamaran struggling in adverse weather conditions off Dungeness

On Wednesday 11 July at 15.42 hours, the relief Dungeness lifeboat 12-001 was tasked to help the 14m catamaran 'Vanishing Point' 4 miles south southwest from the Dungeness Point with two persons on board. The casualty was on passage to Ramsgate and was experiencing adverse weather conditions off Dungeness. The casualty was escorted to a safe haven in Dover Harbour. Dungeness RNLI Lifeboat Coxswain Stuart Adams said "it was the right thing to call the lifeboat, we are here to respond to any situation"

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Vanishing Point and lifeboat 12-001 - photograph by Noel Packer