Islanders are gathering in Ryde today (Wednesday) as the Solent marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day.
Oliver Dyer is in Ryde:
In the waters off the Isle of Wight, warships are at anchor and later an airshow will sweep over Southsea Common.
In Portsmouth, people are watching the events on big screens on Southsea Common:
Jamie White is in Southsea: