08/06/2023 – 14:54

The second shout of the week was to a paged call out on Thursday at 14.54 to search for a missing person. A search from Puckaster cove to Blackgang assisting Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team was carried out, the person was discovered further in land and we were stood down and returned to station.

06/06/2023 – 16:12

Boat with Engine Failure Tasked by the Coastguard to a small boat with engine failure that broke down off Culver point with 4 persons on board and was drifting south. Bembridge Coastguard Rescue Team had spotted them, and directed us to them. The vessel was taken in tow, towed around to Bembridge and placed on …

29/08/2022 – 15:29

Tasked alongside Bembridge Coastguard to a Jetski declaring a PAN PAN in Sandown bay. The Jetski had struck a wooden Groyne and punctured the hull causing it to take on water. Vessel assisted by the Lifeboat and recovered back to the Lifeboat Station.

14/06/2021 – 18:24

Paged and tasked alongside Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team to reports of calls for help on VHF channel 16 with no true position passed. A shore line search was made from Luccombe to Ventnor. After further intelligence the search was extended to Blackgang chine where the Needles Coastguard Rescue Team were also searching Nothing found and …

25/05/2021 – 16:56

We were paged by the Coastguard for immediate launch of our lifeboat to a 999 call of a vessel sinking off Ventnor with 2 persons on board waving for help. As well as us Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team & Coastguard helicopter 175 were also tasked. On arrival at Ventnor, the coastguard team confirmed it was …