Eastbourne RNLI Hail Ex-Crew Member A Hero

Tuesday 22nd August 2017

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It’s thought the quick thinking and actions of a former member of Eastbourne RNLI may have saved a man’s life at the weekend.

A speedboat overturned on Sunday (20 August), prompting Michael Wishman to spring into action. He was on a jet-ski as part of the safety patrol in place for Airbourne.

He selflessly dived into the water and pulled the sailor, who had become trapped, from his capsized vessel.

Eastbourne Buzz has been hearing from the Coxswain of Eastbourne Lifeboats, who is hailing Michael a hero:

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