Spirit Yachts has showcased the design of their biggest single-masted wooden yacht to date - the Spirit 111’. One of most environmentally friendly superyachts ever created, the Spirit 111’ has been conceived with style, elegance and performance in mind
The 48-year-old man was pulled on board a passing yacht before GAFIRS towed the sinking jet ski
Cowes Week returns on 29 July - 5 August on the Isle of Wight. Here's your guide to one of the UK's longest running and most successful sporting events!
Two sailors were pulled to safety by GAFIRS rescuers after their dinghy capsized in The Solent
Cowes and its nearby towns boast excellent restaurants, hotels and bars. Read our guide and reviews to find the best places to stay, eat and enjoy a drink whilst soaking up the excitement of this year's race.
If you are attending Cowes Week this August, make sure you take time to experience some of the best attractions on and around the Isle of Wight. From stately homes, vineyards and museums to spas and restaurants here's our guide to the best of the rest!
Two men, who were not wearing life jackets, have been rescued from the Solent by the RNLI after engine failure on their 18-foot 'poor condition' yacht
GAFIRS were called out seven times between Friday and today, Monday 19 June, to assist yachts aground, an unmanned tender and a person who felt unwell in the heat
A sailor, who suffered a head injury after his catamaran capsized near to No Man's Land Fort, had to be rescued by the Gosport & Farnham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS)
Two jet skiers, whose craft both suffered engine failure on the Solent, have been rescued by the Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS)
The UK Coastguard has issued a stern warning about making hoax calls after rescue teams were deployed last night to search for a 70-foot yacht in the Solent
The first Southampton Sailing Week will be taking place from 24-29 May 2017 and will feature hundreds of craft of all sizes
The quick thinking sailors plucked three people from the water after they spotted the sinking speedboat off Gilkicker, Stokes Bay in Gosport. Watch as they are assisted by the Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS)
A RIB, which was acting as safety cover for dinghy students outside Portsmouth Harbour, had to be rescued by the Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS) after it broke down
The 17-year-old boy hit his head after falling out of his Laser dinghy in Stokes Bay on The Solent. He was rescued by the independent Gosport & Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS)
Despite the chilly conditions, more than 500 people decided to swim in The Solent on New Year's Day to raise money for Gosport's independent lifeboat station
Coastguard teams and the Gosport Independent Lifeboat took part in a major search of the eastern Solent after equipment was found floating in the sea
Power failure left the 26-foot yacht unlit in the busy Solent shipping lane. The anxious solo skipper was eventually rescued by Cowes RNLI.
The record breaking pumpkin had its maiden voyage on the lake at RHS Hyde Hall in Chelmsford, Essex...and took the crown in the boat race!
Two crew were rescued by the Gosport and Fareham Inshore Rescue Service (GAFIRS) after their 36-foot motor boat caught fire in The Solent.