PSVL are delighted to announce we have been successful in our application for a grant from the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Community Chest Appeal 2019/20, which will go towards the funding of advanced boat courses for our crews.
We are excited to announce that Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards will be returning to Southsea Beach on the 4th of July, however the level of service we will offer will be reduced.
With RNLI Lifeguards returning to multiple beaches this weekend, including 2 beaches in Southsea, we would like to remind the public that Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards will not be patrolling this weekend amid the COVID-19 outbreak, although plans are underway to resume our patrols on Southsea beach.
Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards have made the decision to pause our lifeguard operations on Southsea Beach due to Covid-19 outbreak.
PSVL Senior Coxswain and Lifeguard of 50 years Roland 'Roly' Warmington listed in Queen's New Year's Honours list for Voluntary services to Portsmouth Lifeguards and Portsmouth Coastguard
Portsmouth Lifeguards Member of 50 years and Senior Coxswain Roly Warmington has been named in the Queen's New Year's Honours List for his Voluntary services of 50 years to Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards and 40 years to Portsmouth Coastguard Rescue Team.
The Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards are proud to welcome our new club patron - Vice Admiral Sir Alan Massey KCB. CBE.
Whilst conducting their regular Tuesday night training session, the Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards were tasked twice by Solent Coastguard to assist a broken down yacht and to search for a swimmer off of Southsea Castle.
Our brand new Rescue Vehicle has been officially handed over to ourselves, which will help us save more lives on Southsea Seafront.
Whilst out on a local area patrol, Portsea Rescue 1 was tasked by Solent Coastguard to investigate possible person in distress off Roway Wreck after radio transmissions were heard on channel 16, an international distress channel.
The launch of our new Inshore Rescue Boat was a day to remember. Not only was Portsea Rescue 1 launched successfully, but the Portsmouth and Southsea Voluntary Lifeguards attended two incidents as well.