Bembridge RNLI Lifeboat Crew were called out to a No Man’s Land Fort this morning, where a man was thought to be suffering from a suspected stroke.
For one day only the Independent Lifeboat Crews of the United Kingdom will be joining forces from Friday 15th February to raise awareness for the lifeboat stations that operate outside the auspices of the RNLI.
Volunteer crew members at RNLI lifeboat stations on the Isle of Wight collectively spent more than 1,500 hours helping people in distress at sea in 2012, the charity has announced.
A ‘big thank you’ was expressed by the Cowes lifeboat operations manager to the crew that carried out a search of the River Medina in darkness and snow blizzard conditions early this morning.
Yarmouth lifeboat joined other lifeboats and 2 helicopters in an extensive search after a yacht runs aground off the Isle of Wight.
Cowes lifeboat was alerted by Solent coastguard at 21.15 (Friday) evening, after reports of a drifting dinghy in the river Medina.
Ryde Inshore Rescue were tasked shortly after 0700hrs this morning to reports of a vessel suffering engine failure after spending the night sitting on Ryde Sands.