Calshot launch to people in the water
The crew who were exercising in the area made their way at best speed to the reported approximate position and located the 2 casualties who were now in the water clinging to their upturned boat. The casualties were recovered intot he lifeboat and once medical assessments had been made, they were taken ashore to meet an Ambulance.
Gosport Lifeboat attended to the capsized and submerged vessel to prevent it becoming a hazard to navigation.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.