People Cut Off By The Tide – Saturday 26th August 2017

People Cut Off By The Tide – Saturday 26th August 2017

Crew Paged: 11:52am Solent Coastguard requested the D class to launch to reports of 2 people cut off by the tide by Sinah Sands, The D class launched and commenced searching the reported area with nothing found after the initial search, Solent Coastguard received information that the 2 people had made it safely ashore and […]

Person In The Water – Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Person In The Water – Wednesday 23rd August 2017

Crew Paged: 15:48pm Solent Coastguard requested Portsmouth’s D Class (Brian’s Pride) to launch to reports of a person in the water up by the Eastern Road Bridge. The crew launched within a couple of minutes of the pager going off as there were already crew on station. The D Class made best speed up to […]

Broken Down 8 Metre Fishing Vessel – Sunday 13th August 2017

Broken Down 8 Metre Fishing Vessel – Sunday 13th August 2017

Crew Paged: 12:05pm Solent Coastguard requested the Atlantic 85 to launch to a 8 metre Fishing Boat that had broken down by Horse Sands Fort, Once the crew arrived on scene they established a tow with the vessel and towed them back into Langstone Harbour. Once safely alongside Solent Coastguard released the Crew to return […]

23ft Yacht Broken Down – Saturday 12th August 2017

23ft Yacht Broken Down – Saturday 12th August 2017

Crew Paged: 22:26pm Solent Coastguard requested the Atlantic 85 to launch to assist a 23ft Yacht that had broken tow and required a tow. Once on scene the crew established a tow and towed the vessel into Haslar Marina. Once safely alongside Solent Coastguard stood the crew down to return to station at 00:10am

Unmanned Dinghy Reported – Saturday 5th August 2017

Unmanned Dinghy Reported – Saturday 5th August 2017

Crew Paged: 15:38pm Portsmouth’s Atlantic 85 was requested to launch to reports of an unmanned dinghy in the vicinity of Spitbank Fort. The crew arrived on scene and found the drifting vessel, It was decided that a search would be carried out to make sure that no one was in the water, On further inspection […]

18ft Sports Fisher Broken Down – Sunday 16th July 2017

18ft Sports Fisher Broken Down – Sunday 16th July 2017

While the Atlantic 85 was on routine training exercises in the Solent area, Solent Coastguard requested that the Atlantic divert at 12:00pm to assist a 18ft Sports fisher vessel that had suffered engine failure. While on route to the casualties reported position it was established that they weren’t in the specified area so the crew used our direction […]