Shouts!

  • 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.

  • 22nd June 2017 04:15hrs

    ALB and ILB launched to locate a sailing vessel in difficulty between Rame Head and Salcombe. The ALB located the vessel via VHF direction finder near Burgh Island.

  • 20th June 2017 20:10

    ILB Re-tasked during exercise to reports of 2 persons in the water in Bigbury Bay. Both found fit and well ashore.

  • 19th June 2017 16:00 hrs

    ALB Launched to tow in an 18m fishing vessel, which had suffered a small engine fire, 40 miles South of Salcombe. Vessel located and towed into Salcombe harbour.

  • 17th June 2017 14:32 hrs

    ALB Launched to reports of a seriously ill diver 37 miles South of Prawle Point. Coastguard Helicopter 924 winched off the diver and transferred to hospital.

  • 7th June 2017 19:10 hrs

    ALB Launched to assist the Police searching for a missing person between Salcombe and Bolt tail. Person located by crew on coast path.

  • 5th June 2017 19:43 hrs

    ILB Launched to reports of a dinghy drifting to sea off Limebury point. ILB located the vessel which had suffered major storm damage. No persons were onboard.

  • 7th June 2017 19:00 hrs

    ALB Launched to assist the Police searching for a missing person between Salcombe and Bolt tail. Person located on coast path.
  • 29th May 2017 07:04 hrs

    ALB and ILB Launched to reports of an upturned dinghy 4 miles South East of Prawle point. Vessel located and towed into Salcombe. The dinghy had fallen off a larger vessel.

  • 27th May 2017 11:12hrs

    ALB Launched to assist 4 Yachts in difficulty on the Salcombe Bar. 1 Aground, 1 with rudder failure and 2 with engine failure. 2 Yachts required a Tow into Salcombe.

  • 26th May 2017 11:15 hrs

    ILB Launched to reports of a RIB drifting to sea with engine failure on the Bar. Vessel located and towed into Salcombe.

  • 25th May 2017 11:58hrs

    ALB Launched to reports of a fishing vessel with fouled propeller 6 miles South East of Prawle point. Vessel located and towed into Salcombe.

  • 14th May 2017 : 12:40hrs

    ILB Launched to reports of a Stand up paddle boarder in difficulty between Starehole Bay and South Sands beach. ILB spoke with a surfer and confirmed all ok.

  • 28th April 2017 : 06:40hrs

    ILB Launched to a 32ft motor boat with engine failure on the Salcombe Bar, towed to Normandy pontoon.