Broken Down 18ft Powerboat – Saturday 16th September 2017

Crew Paged: 12:16pm Portsmouth Lifeboat Crew were requested to launch to assist a 18ft Powerboat which had water in its fuel tank. Portsmouth Lifeboat launched within 8 minutes and made way to the scene. Once on scene a crewmember was put aboard the vessel where they were informed that they had absolutely no power to […]

Reports Of A Person In The Water – Monday 4th September 2017

Crew Paged: 07:26am Portsmouth Lifeboat was requested to launch by Solent Coastguard to reports of a female in the water, Portsmouth Lifeboat was preparing to launch when the Police had called the coastguard to say that they had recovered the casualty from the water. So with this information being received all units were stood down.

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

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 […]

21ft Yacht Struggling To Make Way – Saturday 19th August 2017

Crew Paged: 16:26pm Solent Coastguard requested the Atlantic 85 to launch to assist a 21ft yacht in the vicinity of Lee On Solent struggling to make way under the weather restraints. Once on scene the Atlantic 85 established a tow and towed the vessel to Cowes marina. Once safely alongside in Cowes, Solent Coastguard stood […]

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 […]