Entries by RNLI Admin

Time Capsule Boxes to mark Salcombe RNLI’s 150th Anniversary

As part of Salcombe RNLI’s 150th anniversary celebrations, two commemorative sculptures by local sculptor Jim Martins, are to be unveiled in Salcombe Cross Gardens and Kingsbridge Quay on September 21st. Why two statues?  It represents the enduring link to saving life at sea associated with all on and around the estuary over the last 150 […]

The 150th Anniversary Video Documentary

    Salcombe Lifeboats Present: The 150th Anniversary Video Documentary “Premiere” Produced by Chris Tizzard 18:30, Friday 26th July 2019 In the Chart Room, Salcombe Yacht Club Donations Towards Salcombe Lifeboats Bar Opens @ 18:00. Food will be available afterwards & may be ordered from the bar before the ‘Premiere’. Enquiries to 01548 842593

Mary Berry, Cream Teas and RNLI Salcombe

Although the weather had turned a little cooler the anticipation of Mary Berry joining the Salcombe RNLI Lifeboat Fundraising Crew certainly drew a big crowd to the Woodcot House & Gardens, in Salcombe this Saturday. After a brief welcome and introduction by Mr. Andrew Arthur, Lifeboat Operations Manager, Mary opened the event at 11:00 am, […]

RNLI Salcombe played host to The Chernobyl Children

RNLI Salcombe played host to The Chernobyl Children who were making their annual visit to the town. Full time RNLI Mechanic, Sam Viles and Lifeboat Operations Manager Andrew Arthur gave the children a tour of the All-Weather Lifeboat. For the children the visit gives them a chance to experience many of the things we take […]

A fitting tribute to the Salcombe RNLI volunteer crews of yesteryear.

This weekend saw a tribute paid to the RNLI Salcombe volunteer crews, families and supporters who have served Salcombe and the surrounding areas for the past 150 years. Saturday’s events started with a tribute to those early crew members who, upon hearing the maroon that would signal a lifeboat launch was required, to run the […]

Events Programme 2019

Salcombe Lifeboat Fundraising Crew Events Programme 2019 – (150th) Year   August: 4th – 9th     Salcombe Town Regatta Week. 8th     Lifeboat Tours – To reserve a place please visit the RNLI Shop in Union Street 12 – 16th     Salcombe Yacht Club Regatta Week 14th    Lifeboat Open Day – Activities include F2F, Lifeguard Displays and more. 22nd    Lifeboat […]

Salcombe Lifeboat Open Day

Monday 27th May 10:00 – 16:00 Always a very popular day and not just for the children. Take a tour of the Salcombe Lifeboats, learn more about the amazing work carried out by the volunteer crews. Activities include – Lifeguard demonstration – Victoria Quay (tide dependent) Face 2 Face – Victoria Quay Welly Wanging – […]

Yellow Welly Big Bash night

A music, food and drink party for up to 499 paying guests will be held on the pitch at Salcombe Rugby Club between 18:00 and 23:30 on Friday 20th September.  Marquees to provide shelter for those enjoying the music and for dining. A variety of different food and drink options will be offered, and ticket […]