SOLENT SEARCH FOR COWES LIFEBOAT AFTER MAN IN DINGHY SEEN DRIFTING

Cowes RNLI lifeboat was back out on the water earlier this evening (Sunday), for the second time this weekend, taking part in a search in the western Solent.

At around 17:40, the inshore lifeboat responded to a report that a man in a rubber dinghy appeared to be having difficulty rowing against wind and tide in mid-Solent, off Gurnard. 

Ventnor Coastguard Rescue Team was also tasked to the incident.

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Despite a thorough search up to Newtown, nothing was found.

The lifeboat was stood down less than an hour after launching.

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PaulV
PaulV
8 days ago

Headline is a bit misleading if read literally ! .

Terry
Terry
Reply to  PaulV
8 days ago

Yes , lifeboat goes missing !!!

Helen Highwater
Helen Highwater
Reply to  PaulV
8 days ago

Young Darren mst have missed that section of his english lessons.

 

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