Sandown & Shanklin Independent Lifeboat and Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team have been called to reports of persons potentially in distress off Ventnor this afternoon (Saturday).

The alarm was raised at just gone 14:00 when members of the public spotted persons waving for help from a vessel.

The independent lifeboat is currently situated off the South Wight coast near St Lawrence, with Coastguard Rescue Officers on the shore.

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Lady Longdown Dunne-Standing
Lady Longdown Dunne-Standing
11 months ago

One sincerely hopes that the seafarers concerned were all ticketyboo at the end of the day. Bravo Zulu to our boys in orange, always. Lifeboatmen and women still have the salt in their veins the kind of which made this country great. Once upon a time…

Last edited 11 months ago by Lady Longdown Dunne-Standing
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