Bentley Walkers save the day


Disaster struck recently at the RNLI station when to the dismay of the crew the dishwasher stopped working. RNLI crew are notorious for needing a

Paul with the dishwasher

Paul with the dishwasher

hot cuppa when they return from a cold rescue and so often do the casualties, whose colour and comfort is refreshed with a mug of tea. So either on training sessions or with a real shout the dirty mugs pile up and we all have an aversion to washing 40+ mugs!

For several weeks the crisis continued until enterprising crew member Paul Cobon (pictured) went to see Patrick Kean the manager at the Bentley Walker shop on Hayling and asked if they might be able to do us a deal? After discussing this with Matt Walker and dad Anthony, both keen sailors, Patrick was able to make us the wonderful offer of a month old, hardly used dishwasher totally free. The crew are more grateful than words can express and we want to thank Anthony and Matt for their generosity. We will certainly bear it in mind if they ever need rescuing!

Service Numbers 2019

Total Launches: 84
Atlantic 85: 42
D-Class: 42

Services Totals

2015 - 67
2014 -77
2013 - 86
2012 - 77

Tide Times
Tide Times & Heights for Chichester Harbour (Entrance) onSunday, 25 July 2021
Low Tide:06:08 ( 0.80m )
High Tide:13:25 ( 4.70m )
Low Tide:18:29 ( 1.00m )
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