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December 2021

30th December

Bembridge RNLI's All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) was launched just before 10pm this evening to medivac a male crew member from an oil/chemical tanker anchored in St Helen's Roads.

November 2021

16th November

Bembridge RNLI's All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) launched late this afternoon to assist a 7m angling boat that had broken down 10 miles south of Bembridge.

RNLB Alfred Albert Williams (Tamar All-Weather Lifeboat 16-17) was launched at 4.25pm this afternoon at the request of UK (Solent) Coastguard to assist the two crew of a 7m Angling Boat that had broken down 10 miles south of Bembridge and was drifting eastwards.    

October 2021

24th October

Bembridge RNLI's Inshore Lifeboat (RNLB Norman Harvey) launched this morning to assist a person reported to possibly be in difficulty on Ryde Sands.

September 2021

22nd September

Bembridge RNLI's All-Weather Lifeboat Inshore Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) launched to assist a 36ft yacht with one person onboard that was becalmed and engineless in the main shipping channel close to No Mans Land Fort.

August 2021

29th August

Bembridge RNLI's Inshore Lifeboat (RNLB Norman Harvey) & All-Weather Lifeboat (RNLB Alfred Albert Williams) were launched this afternoon and assisted an 18 foot angling boat that had broken down close to No Mans Land Fort with three people onboard.
 

July 2021

22nd July

Bembridge RNLI’s All-Weather Lifeboat launched to assist a 32 foot Sailing yacht located 2nm south east Horse Sand Fort Bembridge with a fouled prop and no wind to manoeuvre to safety.

RNLB Alfred Albert Williams (Tamar All-Weather Lifeboat 16-17) was launched at 9.30pm at the request of UK (Solent) CG to locate and assist a 32 foot sailing yacht with two crew on board two miles SE of Horse Sand Fort that had reported that she had a fouled prop and was unable to manoeuvre to safety as there was no wind.  

June 2021

27th June

Bembridge RNLI’s Inshore Lifeboat launched at 6.15pm this evening to assist the Bembridge CG Rescue Team evacuate a casualty with a badly injured ankle from the south of Priory Bay to Bembridge Lifeboat Station.

May 2021

15th May

Bembridge RNLI’s All-Weather Lifeboat launched at 9.40pm to help search for an unaccounted kitesurfer off Hayling Island.

February 2021

23rd February

Bembridge RNLI’s All-Weather Lifeboat launched at 4pm to help search for a red 12 foot dinghy that had been reported as drifting off Ventnor.

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