Need Our Assistance?

In any maritime emergency or incident, please call 999 and ask for Coastguard, or ‘Solent Coastguard’ via VHF Ch. 16.

Operational Headquarters

Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service

Lifeboat Lane



PO12 2TR

Tel: 023 9258 4017

The phone number for the station above is not staffed routinely. You should use the contact form on this page if you wish to speak to someone from the Service.

General Enquiries

You can use the form below to contact us. We kindly remind enquirers that our management team are volunteers with full time jobs, it can therefore take some time before we can get back to you. Please expect a reply within 5-7 working days.

Urgent enquiries only can be sent to lifeboat @


Membership Enquiries

Please use this form below, introduce yourself briefly and make sure to include a full postal address so we can send you an application pack. Please make your enquiry clear by making the first line of your message ‘Membership Enquiry’.

Please make sure you read the information on our ‘Volunteer’ page before enquiring.