The yacht had tipped flat onto the sea when a crew member climbed the mast to try to free the recalcitrant sail, resulting in him crashing into the water.
Friday, 16th August, 2019 7:57am
By George Chastney
At least one of the teenager's legs is thought to fractured from the incident while his legs were dangling over the side of the yacht.
Monday, 12th August, 2019 8:12am
The new lifeboat will be built on the Isle of Wight and there are hopes the local community will get behind this appeal.
Thursday, 8th August, 2019 5:10pm
By Paul Dunt
RNLI estimate 4,500 people took part in the Fort Walk at the weekend, with one rescue of a father and sons.
Monday, 5th August, 2019 3:03pm
By Sally Perry
Take note of the safety advice before attempting the St Helens and Bembridge Fort Walk later this week. OnTheWight has tips from the RNLI.
Tuesday, 30th July, 2019 5:59pm
The emergency involved a crew member who had suffered a broken arm aboard a yacht.
Thursday, 18th July, 2019 4:24pm
The small open craft had not only lost its steering, but also was filling with water.
Tuesday, 18th June, 2019 8:56am
The Cowes RNLI crew assisted an incident on Thursday evening when a woman fell unwell on board a boat with a broken engine.
Friday, 14th June, 2019 8:29am
We all have a role to play in safety education to help save lives. RNLI is urging the public to follow potentially lifesaving advice if they find themselves in trouble after falling into cold water.
Thursday, 30th May, 2019 6:28am
There'll be lots to see and do this Sunday at the RNLI's Inshore Lifeboat Centre Open Day.
Friday, 24th May, 2019 4:17pm
Firefighters, coastguards and crew from the Cowes RNLI station worked hard in the early hours of Monday to fight a boat fire in Cowes.
Tuesday, 7th May, 2019 7:56am
The RNLI are seeking to move the lifeguard station on Sandown Beach and place it in a permanent position to save costs of removing and returning it each year.
Monday, 18th March, 2019 4:09pm
By Megan Baynes, Local Democracy Reporter