Shouts!

  • 28th Feb 2019 15:28 (6)

    Salcombe ALB launched to a yacht observed at anchor close to Start Point with signs of damage to its Head sail and no sign of crew. Once alongside a crew member from the lifeboat transferred to the yacht, he confirmed one person on-board. Yacht was taken under tow towards Dartmouth.

  • 14 Feb 2019 15:12 (5)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of a Dog having fallen down the cliff at East Soar. Whilst conducting a shoreline search the crew located the dog’s position as mid cliff face, they were then able to guide a Coastguard team to its location and subsequent retrieval.

  • 31st Jan 2019 07:29 (4)

    Salcombe ALB Launched following a DSC distress alert from an 80’ Fishing vessel 10 NMiles South of Bolt Tail. False Alarm with good intent distress sent in error.

  • 27th Jan 2019 13:34 (3)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of Paddle boarders and Surfers in difficulty at the entrance to the river Avon.  All casualties were able to make their own way back to shore in very difficult conditions. The Lifeboat was stood down and returned to Salcombe.

  • 13th Jan 2019 16:15 (2)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to aid in a search for a high risk missing person in the Bantham area. The casualty was located ashore and the Lifeboat was stood down.

  • 13th Jan 2019 14:10 (1)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of an 82’ Fishing vessel with mechanical failure 6 Miles East of Start Point. Once located the Lifeboat fixed a line to the vessel and towed towards Brixham.

  • 6th Dec 2018 14:02 (64)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of an overdue fishing vessel. Shortly after launching the fishing vessel located safely.

  • 15th Nov 2018 10:42 (62 & 63)

    Salcombe ALB and ILB Launched to work with other emergency services in a search for a high risk missing person, off Bolberry. Once located the casualty was transferred by helicopter to hospital.

  • 21st Oct 2018 01:07 (61)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of fishing vessel with a seriously ill crew member 18 Miles South of Salcombe. Casualties condition was assessed by the Lifeboat crew before transferring to the Lifeboat and onward transfer to Coastguard helicopter 924, for transit to hospital.

  • 11th Oct 2018 05:00 (60)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 60’ Fishing vessel with steering failure 2 Miles South of Salcombe. The Lifeboat located the casualty and towed back into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 5th Oct 2018 17:50 (59)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of a 17’ vessel with engine failure 1 Mile East of Prawle point. The Lifeboat located the casualty and towed back into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 1st Oct 2018 17:45 (58)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of a 37’ Yacht with mechanical failure inside the Harbour. The casualty was located and brought back alongside Normandy Pontoon.

  • 25th Sept 2018 13:34 (55 & 56)

    Salcombe ALB and ILB Launched in response to a DSC alert from a 33’ Yacht at the mouth of the Erme river. Lifeboats stood down whilst on passage to location.

  • 14 Sept 2018 21:18 (55)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 35’ Yacht with a fouled propeller 2 miles South of Prawle Point. The vessel was located and towed back into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 10 Sept 2018 17:38 (53 & 54)

    Salcombe ALB and ILB Launched to assist Police in a search for a High risk missing person between South Sands and Thurlestone Rock. Person found safely ashore.

  • 9 Sept 2018 16:26 (52)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of 2 people cut off by the tide at North Sands. Casualties found and recovered by the Lifeboat and transferred them to shore.

  • 5 Sept 2018 10:02 (51)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to assist ambulance service with a medical emergency on a vessel moored in the Harbour. Casualty initially treated on Normandy pontoon before transfer to hospital.

  • 31 Aug 2018 17:08 (50)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to assist ambulance service with a medical emergency on a vessel moored in the Harbour. Casualty transferred to shore by Harbour launch for treatment and onward journey to hospital via Air Ambulance.

  • 31 Aug 2018 10:17 (49)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to assist RSPCA, Coastguard & Fire Service with the extraction of a Cow from the base of the cliffs near Start Point. The Cow was maneuvered onto a boat and towed to Hallsands Beach.

  • 30 Aug 2018 14:33 (48)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 60’ Fishing vessel with engine failure 26 Miles South of Start Point. The Lifeboat located the casualty and towed back into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 26 Aug 2018 05:16 (47)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 28’ Yacht with mechanical failure 20 nmiles South East of Salcombe. The Lifeboat located casualty and started tow towards Plymouth.  Tow was later handed over to Plymouth ALB.

  • 25 Aug 2018 22:34 (46)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 19’ Fishing vessel with mechanical failure 3 nmiles West of Bolt Tail. The Lifeboat was stood down after launch following message from the vessel to say they had re-started their engine and assistance was no longer required.

  • 25 Aug 2018 01:50 (45)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of an AIS man overboard alert in the Bag. The ILB conducted a searched of the area but nothing was found.  Considered a ‘False Alarm’ with good intent.

  • 23 Aug 2018 17:10 (44)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 38’ Fishing vessel with engine failure 12 Miles South of Prawle Point. Lifeboat located casualty vessel and towed back into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 20 Aug 2018 12:28 (43)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of a 33′ Yacht with engine failure 1 nm South East of Salcombe. The Yacht managed to re-start its engine and the Lifeboat was stood down.

  • 18 Aug 2018 15:00 (42)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 60′ Crabber with engine failure 33nm South of Start Point. Once located the casualty was taken under tow by the lifeboat and towed back to Salcombe.

  • 13 Aug 2018 19:47 (41)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of a 15′ Dory with engine failure in Starehole Bay. Once the casualty was located the lifeboat crew were able to restart its engines and shadow it back to Salcombe.

  • 13 Aug 2018 07:31 (40)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 16’ Cuddy boat with no-one aboard just South of Start Point. The Lifeboat located the vessel and towed back to Salcombe Harbour.

  • 12 Aug 2018 16:18 (39)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a small dinghy with no-one aboard 12 miles South East of Start point. A lengthy Lifeboat/Helicopter search was conducted but nothing found.

  • 10 Aug 2018 14:10 (38)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 28’ Power boat with mechanical failure just south of Gregory Rocks. The vessel was located and towed back into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 9 Aug 2018 15:50 (37)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 33’ Fishing vessel with engine failure 2 Miles South of Prawle Point. The vessel was located and towed back into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 5 Aug 2018 12:09 (36)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to assist with a medical emergency inside Salcombe Harbour. The casualty was evacuated to hospital via Air Ambulance.

  • 4 Aug 2018 16:15 (35)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 24’ Power boat with mechanical failure 3 Miles South of Start Point. The Lifeboat located the vessel and towed back to Salcombe Harbour.

  • 3 Aug 2018 14:23 (34)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of an overdue fishing vessel, last seen 15 nm South of Salcombe. Some 30 mins after launch the Lifeboat was stood down having received notification the vessel had berthed in Guernsey.

  • 31 July 2018 14:52 (33)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 24’ Yacht with mechanical failure just off Burgh Island. Once located the vessel was towed back to Salcombe Harbour by the Lifeboat.

  • 31 July 2018 03:43 (32)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to assist the Police in a search for a missing person. A search of Batson Creek and the fairway was conducted, before information was received indicating the person had been located at home.

  • 24 July 2018 16:40 (31)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of a 17’ RIB with engine failure in Starehole Bay. The vessel was located and towed in by a passing vessel.

  • 22 July 2018 17:05 (30)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of missing swimmers near Prawle Point. 2 persons were located ashore fit and well, no assistance given.

  • 21 July 2018 00:20 (29)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of an up-turned RIB amongst the visitor moorings in the harbour. 2 persons from the RIB were found ashore fit and well. Once casualty safety was confirmed the ILB took the RIB under tow bringing it to berth alongside Normandy pontoon.

  • 13 July 2018 18:10 (28)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of an 18’ speedboat with engine failure in the Range. The vessel managed to restart its engine and returned to Salcombe.

  • 13 July 2018 17:24 (26 & 27)

    Salcombe ALB and ILB Launched to reports of an injured person on Gammon Head. The Lifeboats recovered the casualty and returned to Salcombe Harbour to await Ambulance for onward transfer to Torbay hospital.

  • 10 July 2018 14:26 (25)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of a 20’ Speedboat on the rocks in Starehole Bay. The vessel was located and towed back into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 10 July 2018 04:48 (24)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 42’ Fishing vessel taking on water 15 miles South of Salcombe. The vessel was located and escorted into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 1 July 2018 10:41 (23)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 38’ Yacht with engine failure 2 miles West of Salcombe. The Lifeboat located the vessel and escorted them back into Salcombe harbour.

  • 25 June 2018 22:14 (22)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to reports of 2 Paddle boarders in difficulty off Jones’ Wall. Both were located and found to be in control and in no danger. ILB returned to station and made available for service.

  • 24 June 2018 21:16 (20 & 21)

    Both the Salcombe ALB and ILB Launched to reports of 2 overdue Kayakers between Gara Rock and Kingsbridge. After a short search both were found safely ashore in Kingsbridge.

  • 17 June 2018 16:17 (19)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 30’ Yacht with a fouled propeller in Starehole bay. Once located the Lifeboat took the vessel under tow into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 17 June 2018 11:12 (18)

    ALB Launched to reports of a missing Diver South of Stoke Point. Whilst leaving the harbour the Lifeboat crew were informed the Diver had been located, fit and well. The Lifeboat returned to station and readied for service.

  • 8 June 2018 10:36 (17)

    Salcombe ILB launched to reports of a 28’ Yacht with a fouled propeller in Starehole Bay. Once located and a tow established the casualty vessel was towed into Salcombe harbour.

  • 30 May 2018 12:06 (15 & 16)

    RNLI Salcombe ILB and Boarding Boat Launched to assist in the search for a missing person within the Salcombe Harbour area. After an extensive search and with nothing was found both boats returned and readied for their next call.

  • 26 May 2018 10:14 (13 & 14)

    RNLI Salcombe ALB and ILB Launched to aid in a search for a high risk missing person. After an extensive search by both boats and with nothing found they returned to station and readied for their next call.

  • 25 May 2018 11:53 (12)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a distress signal transmitting 20 miles South East of Salcombe. With nothing found after an extensive search the lifeboat returned to station and readied for its next call.

  • 16 May 2018 20:29 (10 & 11)

    Both the ALB and ILB Lifeboats launched to reports from a member of the public walking on the coast path, suggesting a person had entered the water and was in difficulty. The Lifeboats carried out searches, nothing found.

  • 9th May 2018 18:13 (9)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 29’ Yacht in difficulty 1 mile South of Bolt Tail. Once located the vessel was brought under control and towed into Salcombe by the lifeboat.

  • 19 April 2018 07:42 (8)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 27ft Yacht with engine failure 6 nm East of Start Point. The vessel having been located was then towed into Dartmouth.

  • 16 April 2018 10:08 (7)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 31ft yacht with engine failure just South of Salcombe Bar. Once located the yacht was towed back into Salcombe over a very ‘messy’ Bar.

  • 31 March 2018 18:25 (6)

    ALB Launched to reports of a seriously ill crew member aboard a 76ft sailing boat. Once alongside the vessel, casualty was transferred to the Lifeboat before being winched to a Coastguard helicopter for onward transfer.

  • 30 March 2018 11:40 (5)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 23ft yacht with engine failure 4 nm South of Prawle Point. Once located the vessel was taken under tow by the Lifeboat and returned to Salcombe.

  • 27 March 2018 08:01 (4)

    ALB Lifeboat launched to reports of an 86ft fishing vessel with an engine room fire and injured crewman. The Lifeboat located the vessel and assisted in a helicopter extract of the casualty, before towing the vessel towards Brixham.

  • 16 March 2018 09:03 (3)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 30ft fishing vessel sinking 6nm SE of Salcombe. Two fishermen rescued from a life raft by a nearby fishing vessel were transferred to the lifeboat and transported back to Salcombe.