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 […]