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Salcombe Lifeboat Fundraising Crew – 2020 Programme

March: 18th     10:00  Committee Meeting – Discuss 2020 programme and resources. 20th     19:00  Round Britain in a Wayfarer – Talk at SYC 22nd    Mothering Sunday – Social Event. 31st     10:00 – 12:00 Coffee Morning in the Fortescue lnn. April: May: 3rd      Crabfest. 13th     10:00 Committee Meeting – Review 2020 program (additional event ideas) 25th    11:00 […]

Could you Volunteer for the RNLI?

Do you have a little time to spare to help the lifeboats? We’re always looking for new people to join our vibrant and friendly team. Come and meet the local Fundraising Crew and discover so much more about volunteering with us…….. Pop in sessions are being held at the Salcombe RNLI Museum on the following […]

RNLI Salcombe Sculptures to be Unveiled In Kingsbridge and Salcombe

Saturday 21st September 2019 Kingsbridge – Sculpture Unveiling at the Quay Car Park; members of the public wishing to witness the unveiling, should be in place by 09:30. Salcombe – A review of Lifeboats old and new as well as local vessels, which will be best viewed from Cliff House Gardens; members of the public […]

Salcombe Lifeboats 150th Anniversary – Schedule of Events

Friday 20th September 2019 Salcombe – An evening spectacular “The Yellow Welly Big Bash” at the Salcombe Rugby Football Club, starting at 18:00; tickets are still available online at www.yellowwellybigbash.org, at the Salcombe TIC or Salcombe RNLI Shop. Saturday 21st September 2019 Kingsbridge – Sculpture Unveiling at the Quay Car Park mid-morning; members of the […]

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


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]