Entries by RNLI Admin

Fisherman rescued from life raft

  Both Salcombe Lifeboats launched yesterday evening to their weekly training exercise, to a man in difficulty aboard his yacht. Little did they expect the exercise to turn into a response to an “Immediate Tasking” being received from the Coastguard, to a fishing vessel on fire, 5 nautical miles South West of Salcombe. Both lifeboats […]


The RNLI Salcombe Lifeboat Fundraising Crew recently presented a special concert as part of the 150th anniversary celebrations. More than 80 people attended a wonderful concert of close harmony ‘a Capella’ singing at Holy Trinity Church, Salcombe. Performed by the Kingsmen, Panache and Dartmouth Rock, the audience enjoyed a varied programme offering a wide range […]


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 […]