A dismasted yacht was rescued by the independent Caister Lifeboat charity service off the coast of Norfolk.
A call-out to assist a yacht with engine failure quickly escalated to a medical emergency for the Eastbourne’s all-weather lifeboat crew.
A 30ft Dutch yacht with a broken rudder was rescued in treacherous conditions just west of the notorious Shingles Bank off the Needles Rocks, Isle of Wight.
Seven people were 'hurriedly evacuated' from a sinking catamaran - the Island Sailing Club’s J/111 class World Championships committee boat
UK Coastguard have released dramatic video footage of the rescue from the Clipper Race yacht, to medevac a crew member who had fallen below decks and injured her shoulder...
Dogged detective work and attention to detail by the UK Coastguard has led to a broken down yacht being rescued.
A single-handed sailor was discovered sitting on his yacht's upturned hull, 20 miles off the Co Wexford coast, Ireland.
A fire scare aboard a yacht turned out to be steam caused by burst hot water pipes.
Two sailors abandoned their blazing yacht after an engine fire broke out near the entrance to Poole Harbour.
Don't rely on a mobile phone, says RNLI coxswain Mark Kenyon: Without a radio bearing 'a small vessel in rough seas can be a challenging target.'
Two people were rescued and a sinking yacht saved off the Jurassic Coast of Dorset this morning.
A yacht owned by the commodore of the Island Sailing Club sank after it hit a shipwreck in Saturday's Round the Island race.
HMS Echo and RNLI lifeboat volunteers assisted a 28ft yacht that was battered by 40 knot squalls whilst attempting to cross Lyme Bay, eight miles off the Devon coast
A small yacht without lights, VHF radio, GPS or flares was located by radar and mobile phone light after suffering engine failure at night.
Sniffy the dog and his owner were rescued by the RNLI after their yacht's steering failed off the North East coast of Scotland.
A yacht ran aground in Plockton bay, Wester Ross, in the Scottish Highlands after breaking free from its mooring - with two people on board.
A Clipper Round the World Yacht Race crew member has been airlifted off the IchorCoal yacht in the North Atlantic Ocean in a challenging helicopter rescue.
Two people rescued off the Kent coast after making a Mayday call have been arrested on suspicion of people smuggling.
While dealing with a grounded yacht, GAFIRS rescuers were tasked to another emergency after a yacht hit the submarine barrier off Southsea and issued a Mayday distress call.
A single-handed French sailor was rescued six miles off the Wicklow coast after making a distress call.