Broken Down Rib – Sunday 18th June 2017

Crew Paged: 22:35pm Solent Coastguard requested Portsmouth’s Inshore Lifeboat to launch to search for a broken down rigid inflatable boat inside the vicinity of Langstone Harbour, The D Class launched and found the casualty vessel however it was on the other side of the bridge so Hayling Inshore Lifeboat was requested and once they had […]

Shout 1 of 4: Broken Down Vessel – Sunday 18th June 2017

While on routine Sunday morning training the Atlantic 85 went into Haslar Marina in Portsmouth Harbour and found a 8m Rigid Inflatable with engine troubles. Portsmouth’s Atlantic 85 took the vessel in tow and took them to the fueling pontoon in Gosport Marina. One of the Atlantic’s crewman is a marine engineer by trade and […]

Broken Down Boat – Friday 16th June 2017

Crew Paged: 20:15pm Solent Coastguard requested the crew to launch to a broken down vessel just outside Langstone Harbour entrance, The D Class made way to the scene and it was apparent that a Police Launch from Portsmouth Harbour had got the vessel in tow and was heading back into Langstone Harbour. The D Class […]

Broken Down Motorboat – Sunday 11th June 2017

Re tasked from the previous tasking. Solent Coastguard requested the Atlantic 85 to re launch from the previous tasking to assist a broken down 20ft power vessel. Once on scene a tow was established and the vessel was towed back to Langstone Harbour back to their swinging mooring.

Windsurfer In Difficulties – Monday 5th June 2017

Crew Paged: 14:30pm Solent Coastguard requested the Atlantic 85 to launch to a windsurfer in difficulty in the vicinity of Southsea Seafront. The crew began assembling down the Lifeboat Station when they received a stand down page as the windsurfer had safely made it ashore. All the crew packed the boats away and returned to work/home.

17ft Shetland Aground On The Mud – Sunday 4th June 2017

Whilst the crew were having their monthly crew meeting, Solent Coastguard called the boathouse at 11:30am to ask for the Atlantic 85 to launch to a 17ft Shetland broken down and aground at the top of Portsmouth Harbour. The Atlantic made its way around to Portsmouth Harbour and found the reported vessel. The Atlantic then pulled […]