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Salcombe RNLI Fundraisers AGM

Thursday January 24th 4 pm SYC  Salcombe RNLI Lifeboat Fundraisers will be holding their AGM at Salcombe Yacht Club.   In what is our 150th Anniversary Year this is a great opportunity to come along and see how you could get more involved with the many events planned. With a year of ‘full on’ events […]

RNLI Chief Executive’s letter to South Sands Hotel

Salcombe RNLI Lifeboat Operations Manager, Mark Dowie, presenting a RNLI Chief Executive’s letter to South Sands Hotel Director, Stephen Ball. The letter thanked Stephen and his team at the hotel for all they did to make the 150th anniversary launch dinner such a great success. Thank you South Sands Hotel from all at Salcombe RNLI!

The RNLI’s Face to Face Fundraising team is recruiting!

The RNLI’s Face to Face Fundraising team is recruiting! There’s no job like it – you’ll get valuable new skills, life-changing experiences and good rates of pay. If you, or someone you know, would love to work outdoors encouraging support for our amazing lifesaving charity then register your interest/apply today: www.rnli.org/bestsummerjob  

RNLI Salcombe Lifeboats Grand Raffle 2018

Wednesday 12th December The draw for the RNLI Salcombe Lifeboats Grand Raffle took place on 14th December 2018 at The Thurlestone Hotel, Thurlestone, Devon. For all those who took part the winning numbers are as shown below. Winner Number 1 – Ticket Number 01499 Winner Number 2 – Ticket Number 02615 Winner Number 3 – Ticket Number 03282 Winners […]

RNLI Salcombe Festive Gathering & Calling ‘Old Salts’

Following carols on Whitestrand on Thursday 20th December, there will be a gathering in the Ships Bar of the Fortescue Inn to which all ex-crew are invited. It would be great to see as many ex-crew, shore crew and enthusiastic supporters as possible to share memories, celebrate the festive season and discuss next years 150th […]


VIEW FROM THE BAR A REVIEW OF LIFEBOAT OPERATIONS AT SALCOMBE IN 2018 Christmas and New Year’s greetings to all Salcombe RNLI supporters. I hope you will find the following account interesting and informative – 2018 has been a busy year at sea and ashore. Services this year 2017 was by some margin a record […]

Calling Old Salts for Remembrance Sunday

As usual, the Salcombe Lifeboat Crew will be parading at this year’s Remembrance Day parade on Sunday 11th November.  We would love to see former crew, shore crew and station officers at the parade and hope to form a platoon just aft of today’s crew.  No need to let us know – just dust off […]

150th Anniversary Year Launch Dinner

  80 friends of Salcombe Lifeboat were treated to a fantastic dinner last night courtesy of the very generous South Sands Hotel.  The main aim of the dinner was to bring together supporters at the start of the 150th anniversary year, feed and water them well and hopefully gather some much needed funds for Salcombe […]