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 […]