COASTGUARD have been called to a vessel reported to be taking on water off Bembridge this afternoon (Thursday).

Bembridge RNLI are among those who have been tasked.

The incident is ongoing.


County Press readers said the vessle has been towed to safety. 

At 4.10pm, Bembridge Coastguard Rescue Team were called to assist Bembridge RNLI.

Responding to a Mayday distress signal, the RNLI crew were bringing ashore a vessel taking on water with two people on board.

Safety advice was issued.