A dog walker who sank to her waist in mud and became trapped has pledged her support to the RNLI after a lifeboat crew rescued her.
Three lifeboats from Selsey, Eastbourne and Hastings were launched on Thursday night to search for a missing yacht in stormy weather.
The RNLI has seen a sharp rise in callouts to help people in danger off the South coast.
She's 92 years old and has more than just a few holes in her bottom. But the future for Priscilla MacBean has never looked rosier. She is, we should explain, a historic lifeboat that was rescued from rotting away by an antiques dealer in Hastings.
David Johns explains, talking to the boat's owner and restorer Deeday White.
The family of a teacher from Buckinghamshire who died when she was swept into a Dorset sea cave have paid tribute to her.
They described the 30-year-old as a 'wonderful girl' with an 'engaging personality'.
Charlotte Furness-Smith was coasteering, a sport which involves moving along the coastline on foot or by swimming.
Despite the RNLI's attempt to rescue her at the Tilly Whim Caves near Swanage, they could not reach her in time amidst the rough conditions.
Rescue teams have been unable to find the body of a missing swimmer who died while trapped in a sea cave in Dorset.
Dorset Police together with Swanage Coastguard Rescue Team and Swanage RNLI's Inshore Lifeboat conducted a thorough search of the location at Tilly Whim Caves.
The missing woman has not been located and enquiries are ongoing. Officers say they are in close contact with the family.
It's feared a new craze that's taking thrill seekers by storm may have led to the death of a woman who became trapped in a cave off the Dorset Coast. Martin Dowse reports.
Swimmer's death: Rescue teams were called to Tilly Whim Caves near Swanage yesterday afternoon. But it soon became clear that any rescue had to be made from the cliffs. The woman has not yet been named.
The woman died with the light failing and high tide approaching.
Swanage RNLI has released footage of the attempted rescue of a woman trapped in a sea cave. Rescue teams were called to Tilly Whim Caves near Swanage yesterday afternoon, including the RNLI and a Coastguard helicopter. But it soon became clear that any rescue had to be made from the cliffs.
With the light failing and high tide approaching, the St Albans' Cliff Technician entered the cave through the blow hole. But after entering, it became apparent that the woman had sadly succumbed. There is no sound on this video.
A woman has died despite a major rescue operation to free her from a coastal cave in Dorset. Coasguards, Swanage and St Albans RNLI were called to Tilly Whim Caves near Swanage at 3.20pm yesterday to reports of a woman trapped in a sea cave.
Rescue teams could either enter the cave underwater or through a blowhole at the roof of the cave. With the light failing and high tide approaching, the St Albans' Cliff Technician entered the cave through the blow hole. But after entering, it became apparent that the woman had sadly succumbed.
A Coastguard spokesperson said: 'The difficult decision was taken that the recovery of the body at that point was too dangerous to undertake. Naturally at this time the team's thoughts are with the deceased person's family and friends.'
Both Eastbourne lifeboats were launched after reports a sports boat collided with Eastbourne pier.
Members of the public contacted Dover Coastguard when they saw the small boat in difficulty around the pier.
Some reports said the vessel was being swept uncontrollably under the pier and had made contact with the structure.
The RNLI's inshore and all weather lifeboats were launched after the lack of communication from the vessel in danger.
The lifeboat safely located the boat and towed the boat to Sovereign Harbour.
Volunteer crew members have received recognition for their "excellent teamwork" during a search for a man lost overboard.
The team launched the all weather life boat in atrocious conditions at 00.38am and searched for the man throughout the night. With help from the Coastguard rescue helicopter and Newhaven lifeboat, the rescue was eventually abandoned at 09.15am.
In the letter of thanks from MrVlasto, he said “The crew demonstrated excellent teamwork, commitment andprofessionalism in their sustained attempts to locate the casualty during thislong service."
A man became stranded in the Solent when he took a RIB from Hamble to Cowes last night.
The craft ran into trouble when it broke down at the mouth of Southampton Water.
Solent Coastguards were alerted to the emergency, where a Cowes RNLI lifeboat was launched at 9.20pm.
The lifeboat discovered the RIB with the only man on board who had lost propulsion through gear box failure.
The craft was then towed to Cowes.