The advice comes after a French boat sent out multiple VHF DSC Distress alerts to the UK Coastguard which were unable to raise a response from the crew
Boat owners, shipping companies and anyone who puts out to sea need to make sure they’re ready for the changeover of some VHF channel numbers used to contact UK Coastguard.…
The yachtsman, en route from Great Orme Head to the Mull of Galloway, could see that he was about 10 miles from the coast but could not say exactly where.
There are 12 sections of pipe overall, with four beached, and eight 'secured and under control' off the East Anglian coastline, with guard vessels in attendance.
An elderly solo sailor was rescued, with suspected mild hypothermia, after his 32ft yacht suffered engine failure and ran aground on rocks off Bognor Regis.
A French sailor has been safely rescued from a sinking yacht in the middle of the Atlantic after an oil tanker made a five-hour diversion to save him.
UK Coastguard: We do not want anyone to risk injuring themselves. Police and other authorities are aware of the wreck and deciding the best way to remove it.
Ballycotton RNLI launched their all-weather lifeboat following the report of an EPIRB activation, approximately 60 miles off the Cork coast.
Police Scotland is appealing for witnesses following an incident involving a Coastguard search & rescue helicopter at around 10.40pm on Wednesday 12 July 2017.
A Mayday call was made from a single-handed 9m yacht that was taking on water seven miles north-west of St Agnes, Cornwall.
The UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter made a 530-mile round trip yesterday to rescue a desperately unwell yachtsman in the Atlantic Ocean.
Four yachts competing in the OSTAR and TWOSTAR fleet have been rescued after a storm struck in the north Atlantic.
The two crew who were feared missing have made contact with North Yorkshire Police to say they are safe and well.
An extensive search across the Yorkshire coast is being carried out after a yacht was spotted aground in the early hours of this morning.
"A great example of how a personal locator beacon, when properly used and registered, can save a person’s life" said UK Coastguard's Aimee Phillimore.
The bodies of two men have been recovered following a rescue operation launched off the south west coast of Scotland.
Police are especially seeking any video or photographs taken of the coastal area around Gwbert on Saturday morning as they may have captured him sailing.
The new Head of Maritime Operations, Julie-Anne Wood, has made history as the first woman to achieve this rank in the history of Her Majesty’s Coastguard.
The HM Coastguard search and rescue helicopter base in Lee-On-Solent will start flying the new Leonardo AW189 helicopter for SAR operations from 1pm today.
The Irish Coast Guard have confirmed that there has been an incident involving one of its Search and Rescue (SAR) Helicopters off the west coast of Ireland.