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YACHT WITH ENGINE FAILURE SPARKS SHOUT FOR YARMOUTH RNLI

Yarmouth RNLI was tasked to assist a yacht with engine failure in the vicinity of Colwell Bay this afternoon (Saturday). Using the relief Severn Class all weather lifeboat (ALB), RNLB Margaret Joan and Fred Nye, the crew – including new member Alex Stewart – headed west out of Yarmouth Harbour after their pagers went at […]
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COASTGUARD AND LIFEBOAT TEAMS IN SEARCH FOR FORT WALKERS OFF ST HELENS

Bembridge RNLI Lifeboat, alongside Bembridge Coastguard Rescue Team, was tasked to locate and assist 2 people who had been reported as being in difficulty returning from walking to St Helens Fort this evening (Friday). Having launched at just after 20:55, it did not take the crew of the Inshore Lifeboat long to reach the area […]
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CONCERNS FOR 4 ADULTS AND 2 CHILDREN ON FORT WALK IN FADING LIGHT

Concerns for a group of people spotted carrying out their own Fort Walk with darkness descending led to an emergency response from HM Coastguard this evening (Thursday). Bembridge Coastguard Rescue Team and Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team were tasked to St Helens Duver shortly before 21:00 following reports that a number of individuals were on the causeway to […]
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