Dinghy in difficulty near Keyhaven

Shout 22 Monday October 5 2020 Called 2335 Ret 0135 Weather SW 4/5 Late night rescue for the Lymington crew. They were called to a dinghy which had run out of fuel near Keyhaven at 11.35pm. The casualty was suffering from the cold but a tow was established and taken...

Assist dinghy in difficulty.

Shout 21 Tues 22nd Sept Called 1641 Ret 1800 Weather SW5 The Lymington crew were paged to an inflatable dinghy with engine failure on the marshes near Keyhaven on the 22nd Sept. The lifeboat crew pulled the dinghy to the lifeboat where a tow was established and it was...

Assist a capsized Dinghy near Hurst Spit

Shout 20 Saturday 5th September Called 1445 Ret 1745 Weather NW3 The Laser was quickly found near Milford and a crew member placed in the water to right the dinghy and towed back to Keyhaven. The crew from the dinghy were rescued by the Keyhaven Yacht Club boat. Click...

Assist a 10m motor boat with engine failure.

Shout 19 Sunday 31 August Called 1318 Ret 1450 SW F3 An early training day for the crew with a shout during the afternoon of 31st August. The crew assisted a 10m motor boat with engine failure, mid solent. A tow was established and guided back to the harbour masters...

38ft yacht with steering failure near Bouldnor Bay.

Shout 18 Sun 23rd August Called 1829 Ret 1915 Sw F5 The lifeboat found the vessel making way on auto pilot and the helm decided to assist the yacht with a safe passage along the Lymington River.  The lifeboat crew set up an alongside tow and two lifeboat crew members...

Motor boat aground near Hurst Castle

Shout 15 Thurs 30 July 2020 Called 1146 Ret 1345 SE 3 The lifeboat launched and within 7 minutes reached the motor boat which had a line fouling the propeller and disabling the vessel. One crew member was placed onto the vessel to establish a bridle and tow line from...

Assist a sailing yacht with engine failure

Shout 14 Tues 28 July 2020 Called 1618 Ret 1800 SW3 The lifeboat launched and reached the yacht within minutes. A lifeboat crew member was placed aboard the vessel and the yacht was taken into a astern tow and taken back to Lymington Harbour Click here to see RNLI...

Assist Yarmouth lifeboat with a rescue and medevac

Shout 13 Monday 27 July Called 0111 Ret 0430 SW3 The lifeboat launched to assist Yarmouth lifeboat with a RIB aground with 6 people on board and one requiring urgent medical attention. The casualty was airlifted to hospital and the rest of the casualities were taken...

30ft Yacht aground in Newtown Creek

Shout 12 Saturday 25 July Called 1200 Ret 1255 SW4 The lifeboat crew diverted from an exercise to assist a yacht aground with 4 people on board. They quickly found the vessel and managed to get it afloat and moor the yacht to a buoy. Click here to see RNLI Station...

Potential Medevac

Shout 11 Monday 20 July Called 1523 Ret 1730 E 4 The lifeboat assisted a yacht with a single sailor who was in need of medical assistance. The crew boarded the vessel and transferred the casualty to the lifeboat and a lifeboat crew member motored the yacht back to...

Capsized vessel with person in the water

Shout 10 Mon 29 June Called 2257 Ret 0130 SW 6 The lifeboat conducted a shoreline search of the marshes near Pywell with support from the Coastguard. The helicopter supported the search along with the crew using parachute flares to alluminate the area. The crew was...

Missing Kayaker

Shout 09 Friday 19 June Called 2238 Ret did not launch SW5 Cancelled shout just before launch as kayaker was found Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...

Capsized Wayfarer in Lymington River

Shout 08 Friday 19 June Called after previous Shout Ret 2031 SW5 As the crew were preparing the lifeboat for service they launched again to assist a capsized Wayfarer and handed a casualty over to the ambulance crew in Lymington. Click here to see RNLI Station site...

Search for missing person near Yarmouth

Shout 05 Wed 27 May Called 0510 Ret 0735 SW 2/3 After 2 hours of searching near Hurst castle in a multi agency search, the Lymington RNLI was stood down by HM Coastguard. Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...

Kite surfer in difficulty near Tanners Lane

Shout 03 Sun 8 March Called 1551 Ret 2120 W4 Lymington lifeboat along with other search and rescue teams searched for a kite surfer in difficulty. The kite was recovered from Cowes harbour and after a social media appeal from HM Coastguard the kite surfer was...

Cancelled Shout

Shout 01 Sat 4th Jan Called 1426 Ret 1430 Cancelled shout. HM coastguard diverted another resource Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...

40 ft Yacht with prop issue

Shout 36 Saturday 9 Nov Called 1529 Ret 1610 SW3 40ft Yacht with prop issue.  Lifeboat launched to assist a vessel with a jib sheet caught around the prop between Lymington and Newtown.  A tow was established with the vessel and towed back to Lymington’s harbourmaster...

Kite surfer in difficulty

Shout 35 Thursday 31 October Called 1600 Ret 1626 E4 Lifeboat was called to reports of a kite surfer in trouble near Tanners lane.  The crew quickly spotted the casualty low in the water near Tanner lane and recovered them into the lifeboat and proceeded back to the...

Dramatic Rescue from RIB in marshes

Shout 34 Sun 29 Sept Called 0022 Ret 0240 SW 7/9 Dramatic rescue of four people from a stranded RIB, stuck on the marshes east of Lymington River. Under extreme weather conditions the crew found the vessel on the lee shore on the marsh.  Two RNLI crew were dropped at...

Medical assistance required

Shout 32 Sat 14 Sept Called 1621 Ret 1700 W 2 Crew called to assist SCAS (South Central Ambulance Service) to extract crew member from yacht alongside Dan Bran Pontoon after a medical incident. Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...

Broken down RIB

Shout 29 Mon 12 Aug Called 1848 Ret 1930 F3 Towed broken down RIB into Keyhaven Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...

Yacht with Broken Mast and Injured crew

Shout 28 Sun 11 Aug (Station Open Day) Called 1206 Ret 1402 SW 6/7 Yacht with Broken Mast and Injured crew off Beaulieu. Worked with Hamble lifeboat to support injured crew member and was air lifted to hospital. Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...

Yacht with Shredded sails

Shout 27 Mon 05 Aug Called 1714 Ret 1739 SW 5/6 Yacht with shredded sails and nervous crew at end of river, assistance given with vote of thanks received  for reassuring professionalism Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...

Yacht with Spinnaker wrapped around Genoa + Mayday

Shout 23/24 August 04 23 Called 1333 Ret 142824 Called 1418 Ret 1445 W 5/6 Yacht with Spinnaker wrapped around Genoa, 1000m west of the shipping lane, distressed crew member.  2 lifeboat members boarded the vessels and took control of the yacht and removed spinnaker...

Missing person search

Shout 19 Sat 20 July Called 0145 Ret 0530 Weather tba Missing person search from the Yacht Haven to the Town Quay including Berthon and LHC Moorings in support to our Blue Light Partners. Person found safe ashore by others after five fruitless hours searching! Click...

Small Keelboat (J90) with damaged Mast.

Shout 10 Sat 15 June Called 1508 Ret 1630 SW 5/6 Took-over from Yarmouth RNLI who had been diverted to all weather shout. Injured yacht crew brought ashore and ransferred into care of others, vessel subsequently towed into Yarmouth. Click here to see RNLI Station site...

Multi agency tasking for shore line incident

Shout 12 Saturday 22 JuneCalled 0616 Ret 0730SW 0/1 Multi Agency tasking with HMCG local team and Hampshire Constabulary.Conducted shore line search from Elmer’s Court to Tanners Lane in support of Hampshire Police shoreside incident and then guided miscreant to...

6.5m RIB suffering from mechanical failure

Shout 11 Saturday 22 JuneCalled 0017 Ret 0130SW1 6.5m RIB with 7 aboard suffered from mechanical failure East of Starting Platform. Vessel secured in alongside tow and taken to Lymington Yacht Haven Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...

5.2m RIB with engine Failure in Hurst Narrows

Shout 03 Sunday 21 AprilCalled 2132 Ret 2330Variable 1 5.2m RIB with engine Failure in Hurst Narrows and with two persons aboardBoat with inappropriately dressed cold crew located mid Solent off Hampstead having drifted on the flood tide.Casualty towed to...

Missing person in Freshwater Bay

Shout 01 Sunday 10 FebruaryCalled 1130 Ret 1215SW 4/5 Boat diverted from exercise to assist in search for missing person.  Person found ashore by others. Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...

Yacht aground in the Trap

Shout 45 Thursday 15th NovemberCalled 2214 Ret 2345SW 2/3 9m Single handed yacht aground on the Trap (Hurst Spit) in poor visibility. Vessel towed off and into Lymington. Click here to see RNLI Station site for official...