Sailors in a dinghy on the water

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)

Alchemist sinks during the J P Morgan Asset Management Round The Island Yacht race

Alchemist, the yacht belonging to the commodore of the Island Sailing Club, sank during the Round the Island Race on 2 July after hitting a shipwreck. But it was good news for TP52 Gladiator who won the race and MOD70 Phaedo 3 who smashed the multihall record time.


A point-of-view recording shows a Gosport lifeboat crew perfrom a yacht rescue. The lifesaving volunteers responded to a pan-pan mayday call from the yacht on Saturday 26 March.