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Music Evening 19:30 27 October 2018

Our fourth annual Coastwatch Music Evening is on 27 October 2018 at the Felixstowe Ferry Sailing Club (IP11 9RZ) starting at 19:30.

The first three Music Evenings raised £2,054 so we are hoping this year will be our fourth sellout! The funds go towards our new CCTV system which allows us to keep a lookout on the entrance to the river Deben and the beach north of Cobbold’s Point, neither of which we can see from our lookout on Martello Tower P.

The first half of the evening is with ‘Cats in the Kitchen’, a soft rock band from Chelmsford. Expect some self penned songs and covers (Elkie Brooks, Bruce Springsteen and more!)
The second half is with Kelly Bayfield & Kevin Walford and David Booth & Mat Bayfield. Expect some self penned songs, fantastic harmonies with an Americana/folk feel and great stage banter.
There will be a raffle and the Sailing Club’s well stocked bar will be open!
Tickets are £8 and can be obtained from Ian Clarke on 01394 285305 or Alan Peck on 01473 251171.
All profits go to Felixstowe Coastwatch.

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Next Talk
13:00 23 October to Ipswich East Rotary Club. If you like us to come and talk about Coastwatch to your organisation please call Ian Clarke on 01394 285305.

With our website we aim to be the primary source of information about all things maritime in Felixstowe.

Contact us by telephone on 01394 670808 or via Channel 65 for a radio check, current sea state and weather conditions.

We currently open 09:00 to 17:00 every day in British Summer Time and 09:00 to 16:00 in the winter.

Felixstowe Coastwatch is part of the National Coastwatch Institution and holds Declared Facility Status with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. We report to Dover Coastguard and are totally funded by donations. From our lookout post on top of Martello Tower P, which is manned exclusively by highly trained volunteers, our role is to ...

  • keep a visual watch over the sea and beaches and monitor Radio Channels 0, 16, 65, 67 and 71
  • report any incidents seen, or heard on our radios
  • co-operate with HM Coastguard and other services as appropriate.

From our lookout we keep watch over ...

  • the entrance to the river Deben (via CCTV).
  • the beach and inshore waters north of Cobbold's Point (via CCTV).
  • the beach and inshore waters south of Cobbold's Point.
  • the sea from the Woodbridge Haven buoy to the North, out to Rough Towers to the East and round to Walton on the Naze to the South.