Entries by RNLI Admin

RNLI/HM Coastguard Training Exercise

    The popular BBC2 program Saving Lives at Sea will show many dramatic and some maybe not so dramatic, rescues! However, what it does not show are the many hours of training the volunteer crews are required to complete, (training that is not without its own dangers). An example of this is a recent […]

August Open Day

With more than a thousand visitors on the day and more than £500 in donations collected, RNLI Salcombe Lifeboats can certainly claim to have had another amazing Open Day on Wednesday 15th August. Two lifeboat enthusiasts from Yorkshire, brothers George (7) and Toby (5) Morrell on holiday in Salcombe, decided to spend their day selling […]

Eight Shouts in 10 Days for Salcombe RNLI

Only 14 days into the month of August, and already the volunteer crews of Salcombe RNLI are seeing a sharp increase in calls The inshore lifeboat launched on August 5 at 12.10pm to assist with a medical emergency within the harbour. After stabilising the casualty, with the assistance other medical professionals, the casualty was transferred […]

2018 Annual Street Collections

The Salcombe Lifeboat Fundraisers held their annual street collections in Salcombe, Hope Cove and Kingsbridge recently raising an amazing £994.33. A special thanks goes not only to the volunteer fundraisers for giving their time but also to the local communities who continue to support the volunteer Lifeboat crews of Salcombe.

Old £1 coins welcome

Are you still finding old £1 coins in and around the house? Banks closed in your town? RNLI Salcombe street collections this week! Hope Cove – Monday Salcombe – Tuesday Kingsbridge – Wednesday Our collecting boxes would be the ideal place for those old coins, along with any other denominations.    

August Fundraisers

August 1st August – Kingsbridge Street collection day 15th August – Lifeboat Open Day RNLI Salcombe Volunteer crew and supporters are looking forward to opening both the ALB and ILB Lifeboats to the public on Wednesday 15th August from 10:30 a.m. – 15:00. The Open Day gives the public, both young and old, a chance […]

July Fundraisers

28th July 11:00 – Kingsbridge Fair Morning only. The Salcombe Lifeboat Fundraisers have been invited, along with other charities to attend Quay side events during the morning. There will be a range of RNLI souvenirs available to purchase, just look out for the RNLI gazebo. 30th July – Hope Cove Street collection day 31st July […]

Salcombe RNLI respond to medical emergency.

On Friday 13 July, RNLI Salcombe launched both the all-weather lifeboat and inshore lifeboat, to reports of medical incident on the rocks near Gammon Head. Once on scene and alongside the rocks two volunteer inshore lifeboat (ILB) crew were able transfer to the rock to assess the casualty’s condition. Upon examination the volunteer crew, both with […]