Shouts!

  • 10 July 2018 04:48 (23)

    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 (22)

    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 (21)

    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)

    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 08:01 (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.

  • 10th Sept 2017 12:58 hrs

    ALB Launched to reports of a windsurfer in difficulty off Torcross beach. After launching the lifeboat was stood down.

  • 6th Sept 2017 22:15 hrs

    Crew attended a seriously ill casualty aboard a vessel moored on Normandy pontoon. Casualty transferred to a awaiting ambulance.

  • 28th Aug 2017 1932 hrs

    ILB Launched to reports of a 6.5M RIB with engine failure just off Hallsands. ILB located the casualty and towed back into Salcombe harbour.

  • 23rd Aug 2017 18:36 hrs

    ALB Launched to take over the tow of a 60 foot crabber, with mechanical failure, just south of the Salcombe bar. The lifeboat towed the vessel to the fisherman’s quay.

  • 23rd Aug 2017 11:16 hrs

    ALB Launched to a 165 foot super yacht that had suffered mechanical failure just south of the Salcombe bar. Vessel managed to anchor safely and affect a repair at sea.

  • 21st Aug 2017 15:43 hrs

    ILB Launched to transport a child with a fishing hook in his foot from Elender cove back to Salcombe. The casualty received treatment at Salcombe health center.

  • 19th Aug 2017 13:36 hrs

    ALB Launched to reports of a 32’ yacht 38 miles south of Start point. The Lifeboat located the vessel and towed back into Dartmouth. The ALB then returned to Salcombe.

  • 15th Aug 2017 04:43 Hrs

    ILB Launched to transfer an ill casualty from the visitors pontoon in the Bag to Whitestrand pontoon, for a waiting ambulance.

  • 12th Aug 2017 14:37 Hrs

    ILB Launched to reports of a 36’ yacht with machinery failure South of Salcombe Bar. Vessel located and towed back into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 11th Aug 15:13 Hrs

    ILB Launched to a seriously ill casualty within Salcombe Harbour. The lifeboat crew carried out casualty care and transported the casualty to a waiting ambulance.

  • 9th Aug 2017 11:46 hrs

    ILB Launched to reports of a broken-down inflatable 1 mile South of Salcombe. Casualty located and towed back into Salcombe harbour.
  • 7th Aug 2017 09:58 hrs

    ALB Launched to investigate an open mic on VHF channel 16. Vessel located 2 miles South of Salcombe using the onboard direction finder and radio isolated.

  • 5th Aug 2017 18:05 Hrs

    ILB Launched to reports of a 23ft vessel with engine failure. Vessel located and towed back into Salcombe harbour

  • 27th July 2017 16:47 Hrs

    ALB Launched to investigate an open mic on VHF channel 16. Whilst searching with the onboard direction finder the transmission ended.

  • 27th July 13:08 Hrs

    ALB Launched to reports of a dismasted yacht just South West of Salcombe Harbour. Vessel located and escorted into Salcombe Harbour.

  • 22 July 2017 20:50 Hrs

    ILB Launched to reports of a capsized power boat at South Pool Creek. Upturned vessel located and 5 persons taken aboard the ILB. Persons taken back to lifeboat station.

  • 19th July 2017 15:07 Hrs

    ILB also tasked to escort a 14′ Shetland motor boat with 2 POB that was struggling in choppy seas back to Salcombe.

  • 19th July 2017 15:07 Hrs

    ALB & ILB launched to a report of a 30ft capsized yacht off Soar Mill Cove. Upon arrival, the vessel was under power towards the harbour, the rig safely secured on deck.

  • 12th July 2017 15:12 Hrs

    ALB Launched to a 10m yacht with one exhausted person on-board, unable to start engine, not making way against the tide. ALB located casualty and towed into Salcombe.

  • 10th July 2017 15:26

    ILB Launched to a report of 3 persons in difficulty on rocks at Langerstone Point. ILB proceeded and investigated, no persons were found to be in difficulty.