WATCH: Jet skier warned off after close encounter with Portsmouth cross-Channel ferry

From left, Jacob Kennard, Gavin Moon, Ian Doyle and Sarah Talboys-Smith with Shanon Rees and Rodney Watson at the front
 at the Southsea Village in Palmerston Road Picture: Habibur Rahman

Children in Need: Pub raises money with 12-hour ping pong game

Have your say

Video shows the moment a jet skier was warned off after steering close to a cross-Channel ferry in Portsmouth Harbour.

The footage posted to Twitter by Proud of Portsmouth @portsmouthproud shows a harbour patrol vessel approaching after the jet ski was ridden alongside the Brittany Ferries vessel Normandie.

A screenshot from the video

A screenshot from the video

The jet skier, who has a passenger on board, appears to be warned off by the crew of the patrol vessel.

No jet ski use is permitted within the harbour or within 0.5 of a nautical mile from shore outside the harbour without a licence from Queen's Harbour Master.