Shouts!

  • 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.
  • 27 Feb 2018 15:13 (2)

    ALB Launched to reports of an injured crewman aboard a 330 foot cargo ship. The crewman was transferred via Pilot ladder to the Lifeboat and transported ashore.
  • 6 Feb 2018 06:34 (1)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 38 foot Scalloper with engine failure 7 miles South West of Prawle Point. The Lifeboat located the vessel and towed towards Brixham it’s home port, with an onward tow by Torbay Lifeboat.
  • 21 Dec 2017 14:00 (65)

    ALB and ILB Launched to reports of persons in the water drifting South of Start Point. The ALB located 2 divers and returned them to their dive vessel 1 mile away.
  • 14 Dec 2017 01:53 (64)

    ILB Launched to reports of a person in the water just off the Lifeboat station. The Lifeboat located the casualty who was extremely cold and began to warm him slowly.
  • 13 Dec 2017 17:41 (63)

    ILB Launched to assist the Police search for a high risk missing person in the Kingsbridge Basin. Casualty located ashore fit and well.
  • 9 Dec 2017 17:32 (62)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 60 foot crabber with mechanical failure 40 miles south of Bolt Head. The lifeboat located the vessel and towed back into Salcombe.
  • 2 Dec 2017 12:40 (61)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 50 foot Fishing vessel with mechanical failure 5 miles South West of Bolt Tail. The Lifeboat located the vessel and towed back into Salcombe.
  • 23 Nov 2017 15:45 (60)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 33 foot fishing boat with engine failure 1 mile South of Prawle Point. The Lifeboat located the vessel and towed back into Salcombe.
  • 28 Oct 2017 19:06 (59)

    ALB Launched to reports of a 21 foot sail boat with engine failure just south of the Salcombe Bar. The Lifeboat located the vessel and towed back into Salcombe.
  • 20 Oct 2017 06:36

    ALB Launched to reports of people in the water on the causeway at Burgh Island. Whilst on passage the Lifeboat was stood down.
  • 17 Oct 2017 17:03

    ALB Launched to reports of a 23 foot motor vessel with electrical failure in Start Bay. The vessel made it into Dartmouth under their own power, escorted by Dart Lifeboat.
  • 16 OCT 2017 18:07

    ALB Launched to reports of a swimmer in difficulty at the mouth of the Avon. Once on scene it was decided that no life was in danger and the Lifeboat returned to station.
  • 15 Oct 2017 13:14

    ILB Launched to reports of a broken down fishing vessel between the Hamstone and Bolt Tail. The Lifeboat located the vessel and towed back into Salcombe.
  • 29 Sept 2017 13:11

    ALB Launched to reports of an injured fisherman in Start Bay. The ALB located the vessel and transferred the fisherman to the Lifeboat, then onto Rescue Helicopter 924.
  • 28 Sept 2017 14:37

    ALB Launched to assist the Police search for a missing person in Start Bay. Search conducted, nothing found.

  • 26th Sept 2017 23:04 hrs

    ALB Launched to assist Plymouth and Looe Lifeboats locate an overdue 30 foot fishing vessel. The vessel was located with 2 persons on the upturned hull.

  • 26th Sept 2017 17:29 hrs

    ILB Launched to reports of an 18-foot sail boat with engine failure just off Prawle Point. The Lifeboat located the casualty and towed back into Salcombe.

  • 16 Sept 2017 12:45 hrs

    ALB Re-tasked to a 30 foot yacht with engine failure 2 miles south of Meg rock. The Lifeboat located the vessel and towed back into Salcombe.

  • 16th Sept 2017 11:22 hrs

    ALB and ILB Launched to assist the Coastguard rescue team search for a missing person, between Prawle point and Start Point.