Welcome to the Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat

Welcome to the Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat

Welcome to the Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat

Welcome to the Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat

Welcome to the Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat

Welcome to the Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat

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About Us

We are an independent inshore rescue boat facility. We work in close co-operation with HM Coastguard, Search and Rescue Helicopter teams at Lydd, and the RNLI.

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Our Facilities

We operate from a custom built boat house in Pett Level, which is home to our office and two RIB rescue boats.

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Our Team

All our team are volunteers who give their time to help: from boat crew, shore crew and maintenance, to fund-raising, administration and the team who run the charity.

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Charity Fundraising

We are a registered, independent rescue charity (number 286891). All our operations rely on donations from the public and various organisations who support our work.

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Pett Beach

This is a beautiful part of the UK’s coastline.

But the sea, and the beach, can be dangerous if you are unprepared.

Please be aware of the local tide times …

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Blog

Visit our blog to catch up on the latest news

 

Event Calendar

We’re involved in plenty of local events

Check out our event calendar.

"SHOUTS"

PLIRB “shouts”

Find out about our recent call-outs.

Thank you

As an independent rescue charity, every donation makes a difference.

A dedicated page for thanking some of our donors and sponsors is coming soon.

Sean’s Bike Ride for PLIRB Charity – New Date

Just a quick update on Sean’s progress in his charity bike ride plans, to raise money for us. There are two lots of latest news to share on this … one is a change of date, the other is a little share of how Sean’s putting some extra fun into the...
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PLIRB is Now Static Trader’s Chosen Charity

As our supporters know, the pandemic has had a serious impact on our ability to fundraise to meet our running costs. But we have some exciting news! Rye Harbour-based company, Static Trader has chosen us as their charity to support for the next 12 months. What’s...
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Community Project – Fairlight Cove Clean Up

The ‘new normal’ is a continued adjustment period, but thankfully restrictions are lifted enough for community project work to carry on. So we’re happy to share that on Sunday 6th September we’ll be supporting a community project close to our...
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Charity Fundraising Events – Ocean Ceramics Garden Party Update

It’s been a busy bank holiday weekend at the boathouse, and also for local ceramic artist and friend of PLIRB, Marian Mason. After many months with all charity fundraising events cancelled, on Sunday 30th August, Marian was able to successfully social-distance...
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Community Support – Ocean Ceramics, Winchelsea Beach

It’s been a very bad year for everyone, but as things are now returning to the ‘new normal’ we’re very pleased to share that there’s a bit of good news on the fundraising front. Friend of the PLIRB, Marian Mason at Ocean Ceramics is...
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Community Support – Sean’s Charity Bike Ride 2020 for PLIRB

Getting back into the community after such a strange time is great, but what is even greater is that our community has our back. As we’ve been sharing lately, local communities and businesses have been amazing in helping us, and the latest news on this is that...
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Community Support Our Charity with PPE – plus!

Time for an update! Recently, we had to ask our local community to support our charity and to help us return to the ‘new normal’ at the boat house. As the relaxation of some restrictions mean a return to a more active community role, we’ve been faced...
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PLIRB and Rescue Services Attend Pett Level Incident

On Tuesday 14th July, Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat teams were called out following reports of a swimmer in difficulties just off the coast at Pett Level. At approximately 18:07, our teams were tasked to attend and prepare to launch. Rescue services colleagues...
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Barb’s Charity Shed & The ‘New Normal’

For those who have been missing Barb’s Charity Shed for their charity shopping, there’s a little bit of good news. Barbara is now re-opening the Charity Shed on Sunday mornings. But, in the context of the ‘new normal’ there are a few things to...
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Launching The PLIRB Charity Lottery Campaign

As many of our friends and supporters know, recent events mean we’ve had to expand our horizons when it comes to fundraising. And the exciting news is that we’re now onboard for online fundraising with The Weather Lottery. Why an online charity lottery? As...
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PLIRB Search and Rescue for Missing Person

On Thursday 25th June, Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat teams were tasked to support HM Coastguards in a search and rescue incident. At approximately 11:15 am, our teams were  tasked by Solent Coastguard to launch and assist in the search for a person who was...
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CV19 Update – All Events Cancelled

Despite the gentle easing of lockdown and the slow return to a different kind of ‘normal’, CV19 continues to have an impact.  Certainly the impact on public health and safety has been major and the ripple effect of the lockdown has been wide. From our own...
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PLIRB in Multi-Agency Incident Response

On Saturday 16th May, the Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat team was tasked to support multiple agencies in an incident on the Pett Level coastline. Our teams were  tasked in response to an incident alongside other coastal rescue team colleagues at HM Coastguards and...
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Support Our Charity with a Movement for Good Nomination?

At Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat, we’re well recognised for our work in helping and protecting our coastline communities.  But just for a change, throughout May, we’re asking for a bit of help from the community instead, with charity nomination or...
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Community Volunteering During Covid-19

At Pett Level Independent Rescue Boat, our volunteers maintain an on-call service 24/7, ready to respond when tasked to issues along the coastline.  And although we haven’t been able to gather together as a group to carry out our other activities, such as...
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Please consider contributing....

 

As an independent rescue charity, we rely entirely on fundraising and donations.

You can help by becoming a member or making a donation using our Give as you Live donate button below.

There are also other ways to help us raise funds … please click the button below to explore how to do this.

Thank you so much!