Callouts

At 4.31pm today, we were paged to assist a vessel on fire in the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour, after a MAYDAY was issued asking for help. Thankfully a Police vessel was nearby and was able to offer assistance quickly so the crew were stood down...

On Tuesday night, we were paged alongside Portsmouth Coastguard Rescue Team and Hill Head Coastguard Rescue Team to a report of a car in the water with a person inside by the slipway at the Hard. With the person involved reported safe and no further...

Our incidents don't always involve launching the Lifeboat. Today, whilst the crew were on station training, they were made aware of a casualty with a suspected broken arm near the station. Keeping the casualty warm with blankets, the crew administered Entonox gas to help manage...

It was a busy day for our crew today as they carried out a training exercise with the Coastguard Rescue Helicopter 175 and responded to 2 incidents. At 11.48am the Coastguard asked the crew to respond to reports of a kitesurfer that had become detached from...

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...

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...