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A man with a serious head injury was rescued from a yacht in The Solent on Saturday (May 21) after an urgent Pan Pan distress call was made. Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS) was mobilised by UK Coastguard to assist the injured sailor who...

Rescuers plucked two people out of the water on Sunday when their fishing vessel sank in the Solent. Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service and Calshot Lifeboat were tasked by UK Coastguard to reports of a sinking boat off Titchfield Haven at 11am on Sunday morning. Calshot...

Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service was called into action three times on Sunday (April 10) to assist vessels in distress. The independent lifeboat, based at Stokes Bay, Gosport, was first tasked by UK Coastguard to assist a 26ft vessel drifting in Portchester Creek, at around...

Three yachts, a RIB and a speedboat were all rescued by Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service after they got into trouble in choppy Solent waters this weekend. One yacht was saved from crashing into Haslar Sea Wall, Gosport, after losing all power and steering off...