Shouts!

  • 8 Nov 16:10 (52)

    Salcombe ALB launched to assist a 21ft yacht with 1 POB and making no headway due to engine failure, 1.5nm West of Bolt Tail.  ALB assisted vessel into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 30 Oct 12:054 (51)

    Salcombe ILB launched at the request of CG to complete another thorough search of all the side creeks of the Salcombe estuary for the missing person.  Again nothing found, ILB returned to station and readid for service.

  • 28 Oct 10:00 (50)

    Salcombe ILB tasked to continue the missing person search from the previous night. After a protracted search and with nothing found the lifeboat was stood down. ILB returned to station and readied for service.

  • 27 Oct 19:59 (49)

    Salcombe ILB tasked to assist in search for missing person in the upper reaches of the estuary. With tide levels falling the 90-minute water search was suspended and ILB returned to station.

  • 13 Oct 12:10 (48)

    Salcombe ILB launched to reports of a medical emergency following an explosion aboard a yacht in Frogmore Creek and a request to assist both Fire and Ambulance crews.        Yacht towed into Fish Quay.

  • 1 Oct 13:37 (47)

    Whilst returning from its previous call the ALB was re tasked to a 3m RIB with 1 POB rowing South of The Bar on an ebb tide. Ensured RIB was safe and returning to the harbour.   ALB returned to station.

  • 1 Oct 13:37 (46)

    Salcombe ALB launched to assist a 16m sailing boat with engine failure 0.74nm Southeast of Bolt Head. Vessel was found to have been entangled with fishing pot buoy.  Vessel assisted into harbour.

  • 21 Sept 23:45 (45)

    Salcombe ALB tasked to assist other emergency agencies at an incident near Burgh Island.  Lifeboat stood down and returned to station.

  • 21 Sept 18:29 (44)

    Whilst out on exercise the Salcombe ILB was tasked to a 21ft vessel with 3 POB at the entrance to the harbour with engine failure. Vessel assisted into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 6 Sept 06:21 (43)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to a medical emergency on a vessel within the harbour. Casualty transferred to lifeboat station for onward transfer via ambulance to hospital.

  • 3 Sept 11:06 (42)

    Salcombe ALB launched to a report of an activated PLB, swiftly developing into a fisherman missing overboard. Multiple emergency services involved in concentrated search.

  • 2 Sept 02:15 (41)

    Salcombe ILB launched in response to a medical emergency aboard a 28ft yacht moored off Ditch End. Casualty brought ashore for onward transfer to hospital via ambulance.

  • 28 Aug 17:18 (40)

    Salcombe ILB tasked to assist 25ft yacht with 1 POB South of Soar Mill Cove with fouled prop. Yacht freed from pots, but prop remained fouled. Vessel assisted into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 27 Aug 17:20 (39)

    Salcombe ILB launched to reports of paddle boarders and swimmers potentially in difficulty at Start Point. Both paddle boarders and swimmers located safe and well. ILB returned to station.

  • 22 Aug 16:15 (38)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to report of 6m RIB with 3 POB experiencing engine probs 200m off Elender cove.  Casualty vessel assisted back into harbour.

  • 16 Aug 18:06 (37)

    Salcombe ALB Launched in response to a PanPan call to assist an 8.5 tonnes gaff cutter with steering failure, 0.5nm South of Soar Mill Cove.  Vessel towed into Salcombe Harbour..

  • 16 Aug 12:11 (36)

    Salcombe ALB Launched at the request of the CG to a 33ft motor cruiser with engine failure reported to be 4nm South of Start Point.  Assisted Vessel into Salcombe.

  • 15 Aug 02:40 (35)

    Salcombe ILB Launched to a 31ft yacht aground on Fisherman’s with a rapidly falling tide. Attempted a refloat with no success, will try again on the next tide.  ILB returned to station.

  • 14 Aug 13:41 (34)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to a fishing vessel with steering failure 6nm SE of Salcombe, casualty vessel taken under tow into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 13 Aug 11:57 (33)

    Salcombe ALB Launched to reports of a 14m yacht South of Bolt Head with a fouled propellor. Vessel released from ‘pots’ assisted into Salcombe.

  • 11 Aug 19:23 (32)

    Salcombe ILB launched to a small boat with engine failure close to the shore at Limebury Point. ILB located casualty and towed it to Normandy pontoon.

  • 10 Aug 16:58 (31)

    Salcombe ILB launched to assist an injured casualty in a RIB alongside Normandy Pontoon whilst awaiting the arrival of an Ambulance

  • 9 Aug 11:06 (30)

    Salcombe ILB launched following the activation of another EPIRB alert close to Bolt Head. Further investigation led to it being found on a vessel moored within the harbour.

  • 7 Aug 22:03 (29)

    Salcombe ALB launched to reports of an unregistered EPIRB 2.4nm West of Bolt Head. CG confirmed this was a different signal and from a new location from previous service. – Nothing found.

  • 7 Aug 19:30 (28)

    Salcombe ILB launched to a report of an unregistered EPIRB in the region of Starehole Bay having been activated. After a search of the area, nothing found, ILB stood Down.

  • 7 Aug 13:35 (27)

    Salcombe ILB launched in response to a Pan Pan call from a yacht reported to be ½ nm south of Salcombe, 2 PoB with engine failure, the owner concerned about the poor conditions.  Vessel assisted into Salcombe Harbour

  • 7 Aug 10:10 (26)

    Salcombe ALB Launched in response to a Mayday call from a 42ft yacht with 2 POB reported to be close to rocks near Soar Mill Cove. On scene yacht was found firmly on the rocks with waves breaking over it. Casualties winched to safety by CG Helo

  • 19 July (00:10) (25)

    Salcombe ALB launched to assist in locating a yacht last contacted at 14:00 on Sunday 18th East of Prawle. Yacht located – no issues.  Lifeboat returned to station.

  • 19 July 14:45 (24)

    Salcombe ALB launched at the request of the CG to yacht in difficulties 3 nm North of Start Point. Casualty vessel assessed and taken under tow.

  • 17 July 13:14 (23)

    Salcombe ILB launched to medical emergency at Portlemouth Beach. Upon arrival casualty was assessed prior to walking to awaiting ambulance.

  • 14 July 19:41 (22)

    Salcombe ILB launched to reports of a small RIB with engine failure ½ nm South of Prawle with 2 persons onboard. Casualty assisted into Salcombe.

  • 11 July 17:46 (21)

    Salcombe ALB launched to assist CG with a casualty at Soar Mill with a broken leg. With the onboard Y boat crew were able to deliver urgently required pain relief to the casualty. Casualty transferred via ambulance to hospital.

  • 10 July 17:40 (20)

    Salcombe ILB launched to reports of a 4.2m RIB with engine failure and 2 people aboard, in the vicinity Start Point. Casualty vessel assisted back into Salcombe.

  • 5 July 15:55 (18 & 19)

    Both Salcombe ALB and ILB lifeboats launched to reports of a capsized motor vessel in the vicinity of the Salcombe Bar.  2 people both wearing lifejackets were found to have been onboard, they were transferred to the ALB and returned to Salcombe.  The ILB took control of the casualty vessel and towed into Harbour

  • 4 July 12:32 (17)

    Salcombe ALB tasked to a 10-meter yacht 1nm South of Bolt Head with engine failure and four persons onboard.  Vessel was taken under tow into the safety of Salcombe Harbour.

  • 27 June 14:30 (16)

    Salcombe ALB tasked along with other resources to reports of a French fishing vessel on fire 30NM SE of Prawle Point, with 6 crew members aboard. Whilst on scene and having confirmation the vessel had been made safe Salcombe and Torbay lifeboats returned to station. Casualty vessel escorted back to French port.

  • 26 June 18:08 (15)

    Salcombe ALB launched to assist a 27ft motor launch with loss of power and 11 people and a dog on board. 9 casualties and dog transferred to lifeboat. leaving two onboard launch to assist in the tow back to harbour. All casualties brought to safety.

  • 20 June 15:00 (14)

    Salcombe ILB launched to provide medical assistance to a casualty aboard a RIB who had been brought into Salcombe Harbour, with injuries consistent with having fallen on rocks. Casualty transferred to lifeboat station to await arrival of  Air Ambulance.

  • 12 June 18:41 (13)

    Salcombe ILB launched to recover 2 people cut off by the tide in Frogmore creek. The couple were located approximately halfway up the creek.  Casualties taken back to shore.

  • 10 June 10:16 (12)

    Salcombe ALB launched to assist a yacht with fouled propeller and drifting in foggy conditions off Bolt Head. On scene it was found problem laid with the yacht’s engine. Casualty towed into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 6 June 07:46 (11)

    Salcombe ALB launched to a solo sailor, becalmed, 6nm SSW of Salcombe in 50m visibility, with inadequate power to stem the tide.  Casualty towed into Salcombe Harbour

  • 4 June 05:05 (10)

    Salcombe ALB launched to a 60ft cutter with engine and steering failure and drifting, 1 POB approximately 11nm SSE of Bolt Head.  Casualty towed into Salcombe Harbour

  • 3 June 19:01 (9)

    Salcombe ILB launched to reports of a 19 ft phantom speed boat with 5 PoB and having a seized engine and drifting off Hallsands. Casualty towed back to Salcombe Harbour.

  • 1 June 10:44 (8)

    Salcombe ALB, launched to assist a 35 ft yacht with its steering fouled, 1nm South of Start Point. With the assistance of the lifeboat crew the yacht was freed.  Casualty towed back to Salcombe Harbour.

  • 31 May 17:50 (7)

    Salcombe ILB launched to assist harbour staff with a medical emergency onboard a yacht within the harbour. Once on scene the crew assessed and stabilized casualty’s injuries and transferred to lifeboat station to await arrival of  Ambulance Service and onward transfer to hospital.

  • 27 May 11:33 (06)

    Salcombe ALB launched into choppy seas following reports of a 45ft yacht stuck fast on lobster pots 5nm SW of Salcombe. Vessel freed but returned to Salcombe for underwater inspection.

  • 11 May 11:33 (05)

    Salcombe ALB launched into choppy seas following reports of a 45ft yacht stuck fast on lobster pots 5nm SW of Salcombe. Vessel freed before being taken under tow back to Salcombe for underwater inspection.

  • 5 May 16:41 (03 & 04)

    Salcombe ALB & ILB launched to a report of a 21ft vessel, having hit the rocks near Start Point, vessel was eventually located off Prawle Point. Vessel taken under tow and returned to Salcombe Harbour.

  • 17 March 15:35 (02)

    Salcombe ALB launched in response to a Pan Pan call from a 27ft motor cruiser with engine failure, 12nm SE off Froward Point. Casualty located and taken under tow back to Salcombe.