Broken Down Yacht – Friday 2nd June 2017

Broken Down Yacht – Friday 2nd June 2017

Crew Paged: 22:08pm Solent Coastguard requested the launch of Portsmouth’s Atlantic 85 to assist a broken down 8 metre yacht at anchor half a mile west of South Parade Pier. The Atlantic 85 made way to the scene of the broken down vessel, put a crew member onboard to assist with lifting the anchor and […]

Broken Down Fishing Boat – Sunday 21st May 2017

Broken Down Fishing Boat – Sunday 21st May 2017

While on station waiting for the routine Sunday morning training to start Gosport Lifeboat had been tasked to tow in a broken down fishing boat from North Sturbridge. While we were preparing our boats for our training Solent Coastguard requested that we took over the tow from Gosport Lifeboat and take them into Langstone Harbour […]

Yacht With Damaged Rigging – Monday 15th May 2017

Yacht With Damaged Rigging – Monday 15th May 2017

Crew Paged: 07:29am Solent Coastguard requested Portsmouth’s Atlantic 85 to launch to a yacht which had damaged rigging on its mast. Portsmouth’s crew launched around 8 minutes after being paged and made way to the scene. On arrival the yacht had managed to safely come alongside on the MOD Pontoon in Haslar Marina. The Lifeboat […]

Stand Down! Person In The Water – Wednesday 10th May 2017

Stand Down! Person In The Water – Wednesday 10th May 2017

Immediate D Class Page: 18:51pm While the crew were on station awaiting for training to begin Solent Coastguard paged for the D Class to be immediately launched to a person that had swam out after his dog on Southsea Seafront. As the crew were getting changed Solent Coastguard called the boathouse to say that the […]