Tow taken over from independent lifeboat

Shout 32, Sat 4 Aug Called 2000 Ret 2200 Calm Took over tow from Freshwater Independent Lifeboat of Lymington based craft they had been towing from Brooke Ledges off IOW South West coast. Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...

2 people clinging to hull of capsized dinghy

Shout 31 Tues 31st July Called 1445 Ret 1630 SW 3/5 Two persons clinging to hull of dinghy off West side of Hurst Spit.  Capsized dinghy righted.  Its rescue boat towed off beach and both boats escorted back into Solent. Click here to see RNLI Station site for...

Mayday call RIB sinking off Beaulieu

Shout 30 Sat 28th July Called 1516 Ret 1820 SW 7/8 Immediate second task to Mayday call from a RIB sinking off Beaulieu after hitting large waves and suffering electrical failure. Arrived to find only RIB console showing above water, two crew evacuated and transferred...

Capsized dinghy in River entrance.

Tues 27 July Shout 27 Called 1941 Ret 2100 Two teenage boys ferried ashore from Wight Sky rescue boat having been spotted clinging to their capsized dinghy by a passenger.  Lifeboat crew then returned to the Solent to find, right and sail the dinghy back. Click here...

Medical Emergency off Newtown Creek.

Saat 14th July Shout 26 Called 1207 Ret 1400 Gentlemen lost finger in winch. Yacht concerned commenced transit to Lymington to be met by Lifeboat en route. Injured person treated on boat and then evacuated to Lymington. Subsequently collapsed in the boathouse whilst...

Round the Island Race Shouts

Saturday 7th July Shouts 21-25 Shout 21 Called 0926 Ret 0946 – Small motor boat broken down off Warden Ledge in middle of Round the Island (RTI) Fleet! Shouts 22 – 25 various times – RTI Yachts observed hitting the Varvassi Wreck off the Needles....