Assist kitesurfer near Oxey Lake

Shout 04 Day Date Month Called 1206 Ret 1315 Weather SW 2 The lifeboat launched to assist a kitesurfer, called by a member of the public.  The lifeboat was swift to launch and reached the surfer within 3 mins of launching. The kitesurfer was very well prepared and was...

Launched to reports of flares.

Shout 03 Sunday 3rd January Called 1754 Ret 1855 Weather NE 1 The lifeboat launched to reports of flares near Berthon Marina.  After conducting a thorough search of the area and local Coastguard teams and police finding spent flares, the lifeboat was stood down. Click...

Assist a dinghy and a safety boat

Shout 02 Sunday 3rd January Called 1337 Ret 1415 Weather NE F2 The lifeboat launched swiftly to rescue a 49er dinghy and safety boat which had suffered engine failure.  The lifeboat took both casualty vessels under tow back to the Lymington Harbour Master pontoon....

Assist a 26ft yacht with engine failure

Shout 01 Saturday 2nd Jan Called 16.38 – Ret 18.37 Weather N1 The Lymington crew were called to their first rescue of the New Year, to help a yacht with 3 people on board near the Single Bank.  A tow was established and the yacht was taken back to Lymington...