The lifeboat was launched just after 6 pm and was quickly on the scene. One of the lifeboat crew, Dr Will King, checked the man over before he was transferred to the lifeboat. He was then taken to Trinity Landing, Cowes, where an ambulance was waiting to convey him to Newport's St Mary's Hospital.
On the way to Cowes the injured man told the crew that dislocation of his shoulder was a recurring problem for him. The last time was when he fell on the yacht while celebrating St Patrick's Day!
A yachtsman, who was celebrating Andy Murray's Wimbledon win had to be rescued by Cowes RNLI lifeboat yesterday evening.
The 45-year-old was aboard his friend's 39-foot yacht moored in Newtown Creek, when he decided to take a celebratory dive into the sea.
As he hit the water, however, his right shoulder became dislocated. Although his arm was now firmly stuck in the air he still somehow managed to swim to the boat's rear platform where he was helped back on board by the owner.
Detectives on the Isle of Wight are renewing their appeal for more information about the disappearance of Damien Nettles on the Isle of Wight exactly sixteen years ago today. The 16-year-old from Gurnard was last seen during a night out in Cowes.
A 10-year-old girl injured in a car accident on the Isle of Wight has died. She was a passenger in a Subaru Jesty involved in a collision with a Ford Puma on the A3020 last night. The girl's parents & another man from Sandown all sustained serious injuries & remain in hospital on the island.
Four people including a 10-year-old girl are receiving treatment in hospital following a car crash on the Isle of Wight.
Police closed the A3020 near Newport following the collision between a Ford Puma and Subaru Jesty.
A 30-year-old man from Sandown was arrested at the scene and is receiving treatment at St Mary's Hospital on the Isle of Wight. A 44-year-old local man and a 41-year-old local woman are also receiving treatment at St Mary's after they sustained "life threatening injuries".
A 10-year-old girl has been flown to Southampton General Hospital for further treatment.
Officers say they want to speak to anyone who may have seen either of these cars in Newport or Cowes prior to the accident which occurred around 8:30pm last night.
Disruption on Red Funnel between Southampton and West Cowes due to high volume of traffic. Passengers are leaving Isle of Wight at the end of Cowes Week. In addition, one High-Speed vessel has been taken out of service due to a fuel leak.
As a result, the XX:15 service from West Cowes and XX:45 from Southampton are cancelled.
The Duke of Edinburgh has been admitted to the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary as a 'precautionary measure', according to Buckingham Palace. Just on Monday Prince Philip appeared well, while at Cowes Week on the Isle of Wight to see the sailing.
This latest admission to hospital comes two-and-a-half months after Prince Philip spent five nights in hospital with a bladder infection, following the Diamond Jubilee Pageant on the River Thames.