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It's been a busy weekend for the crews with 3 incidents in the last 2 days. On Saturday, whilst out on patrol, the crew picked up a broken down vessel in Portsmouth Harbour and towed them back to Town Quay for repairs to be carried...

Since the start of the lockdown and the most restrictive measures in a generation, charities across the country have adapted to how they both serve their communities and also find new ways to keep themselves afloat. As reported previously, for the duration of the national lockdown and the six weeks...

Whilst on routine patrol and engaging in local area familiarisation training, Gosport Lifeboat (based at GAFIRS Lifeboat Station in Stokes Bay) overheard a MAYDAY RELAY broadcast reporting a two-boat collision close to its location, just inside the entrance to Langstone Harbour. GAFIRS proceeded on the request of HM Coastguard...

Local lifeboat crews have hung up their lifejackets and taken to the streets to help those in their time of need. Over the last five weeks, volunteers from Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS) have been working to provide a COVID-19 Community Response Service...

We are saddened to hear of the death of Stephen Dawson. Steve was a long-standing member of GAFIRS, supporting its functions from ashore, including time on the leadership team. He recently retired from the Service to focus on his career as a frontline Paramedic in Portsmouth. He sadly died...