ALB SHOUT 8: 10-04-2021

Incident Date 10-04-2021 Launch Instruct 15:05 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torquay area ALB launched to assist Teignmouth Lifeboat and SAR Helicopter with the search for a missing person between Long Quarry and Maidencombe, then extended from Hopes Nose to Teignmouth Breakwater and Torquay Harbour.No person found, ALB stood down.

ALB SHOUT 7/ILB SHOUT 16: 08-04-2021

Incident Date 08-04-2021 Launch Instruct 20:35 Lifeboat Used ALB/ILB Location of Casualty Broadsands area Both boats launched to help search for an elderly high risk female, thought to be walking in the Broadsands area.Search carried out from Fishcombe to Goodrington – Coastguard helicopter located a heat source at Ivy Cove and the ILB investigated whereContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 7/ILB SHOUT 16: 08-04-2021”

ILB SHOUT 15: 07-04-2021

Incident Date 07-04-2021 Launch Instruct 13:24 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torquay Launched to assist person calling for help near Imperial Hotel.On arrival, Coastguards were on the scene, casualty high up so ILB unable to assist other than by standing-by in case they were required.Casualty lifted off by helicopter, ILB stood down.

ILB SHOUT 14: 02-04-2021

Incident Date 02-04-2021 Launch Instruct 19:11 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torre Abbey Sands Launched to reports of a 21ft speedboat with 5 people on board aground at Torre Abbey Sands Torquay.On arrival, the five persons were ashore and safe, the ILB then towed the speedboat into Torquay harbour and tied it up onContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 14: 02-04-2021”

ALB SHOUT 6: 25-03-2021

Incident Date 25-03-2021 Launch Instruct 15:55 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Thatcher Rock/Torbay ALB launched to assist 16′ motor vessel with engine problems approx 200m off Thatcher Rock.A local fishing boat had towed the stricken vessel into open water where the ALB took over and towed the vessel into Torquay harbour and safety.

ILB SHOUT 13: 22-03-2021

Incident Date 27-03-2021 Launch Instruct 15:33 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Broadsands Launched following a 999 call from an onshore person concerned about the welfare of two female paddle boarders who appeared to be in distress.ILB intercepted and assisted the two paddle boarders back to Broadsands beach as they were indeed struggling to makeContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 13: 22-03-2021”