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Events Programme 2019 – (150th) Year

Salcombe Lifeboat Fundraising Crew Events Programme 2019 – (150th) Year April: 18th     10:00 – 13:00 Blueriver Cottages on Island Street Salcombe will be holding a coffee morning. 25th     Salcombe Lifeboat Fundraising Crew Open Meeting 5:30p.m. SYC. May: 5th     Crabfest – Luscombe Maye, Island Street. Fundraising Crew, F2F, Lifeguards in attendance. 27th     Lifeboat Open Day June: […]


Apri1 1st, 2019 RNLI Salcombe are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Andrew Arthur to position of Lifeboat Operations Manager (LOM) following the appointment of Mr. Mark Dowie to Chief Executive of the RNLI in Poole. In this voluntary role, Andrew will be responsible for the Salcombe lifeboat station, its boats, crew and day […]

Voices in Harmony

13th April 2019 – 7:30 pm RNLI Salcombe Lifeboats Fundraising Crew Voices in Harmony Featuring The Kingsmen, Panache & The Dartmouth Rock Choir At Holy Trinity Church, Salcombe Tickets £10pp available from: Dartmouth T.I.C.; Salcombe T.I.C.; Kingsbridge T.I.C.

Simon Evans

It is with great sadness that Salcombe Lifeboat Station has to announce the passing of our former Operations Manager, Simon Evans. During his tenure as LOM, he made significant improvements to the operational infrastructure within the station that have enhanced the flow of information whilst either of our lifeboats have been out on service; many […]

Quiz and Curry Supper

Salcombe Lifeboat Fundraisers Quiz and Curry Supper Salcombe Yacht Club  Thursday 28th March 2019– 7pm. Enjoy a quiz and curry supper and help to save lives at sea. Teams of 6 or less. Prizes to be won. Tickets £15 pp (includes Curry Supper) available from Salcombe Yacht Club and Salcombe Tourist Information Centre. Enquiries to 01548 561478 […]

From coastal volunteer to Chief Executive:

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has today – Wednesday 6 March 2019 – announced that its new Chief Executive will be Mark Dowie. Mark is currently the Lifeboat Operations Manager at Salcombe RNLI in Devon, a voluntary role that he has held proudly since 2017, and will take up the post of Chief Executive […]

‘Salcombe and Hope Cove Lifeboat Stations – Celebrating 150 years’

The fascinating history of Salcombe and Hope Cove Lifeboat Stations has been brought to life in a new 162 page book written by Lifeboat Museum Curator, Roger Barrett and published by the RNLI in its Station History series. Read about our brave volunteers and their lifeboats, from the past to the present, and how they have […]

Competition – Sea, Shore and Boats of the Southwest of England

Competition – Sea, Shore and Boats of the Southwest of England In aid of the RNLI Salcombe and its 150th Anniversary in 2019 Free to enter Up to 3 entries per person, in each class. Timescale: Launch date: 10.11.18 Closing/shortlisting date – 28.02.19 (12 noon) Judging completed by 15.03.19 – winner notified via email by […]

Salcombe Brewery Company is supporting the RNLI

  Salcombe Brewery Co is supporting the RNLI by donating 5p to them for every pint of their aptly-named Lifesaver sold in 2019, 150 years since Salcombe first established its own lifeboat station. The brewery owner, John Tiner, says: “We are thrilled to have the opportunity to support an important cause and help raise awareness […]