ILB SHOUT 31: 31-05-2021

Incident Date 31-05-2021 Launch Instruct 22:35 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched to assist a 6.5m cabin cruiser that had suffered engine failure close to the Orestone rock.The ILB located the vessel and the two people on board and towed them to Torquay Marina. The vessel and people were placed alongside andContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 31: 31-05-2021”

ILB SHOUT 29: 29-05-2021

Incident Date 29-05-2021 Launch Instruct 22:05 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Churston Cove Launched to assist with the evacuation of a person who had suffered head and arm injuries following a fall at Churston Cove. The casualty, with the ambulance service and Coastguard Rescue Team assistance, was transferred to the ILB and transported toContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 29: 29-05-2021”

ILB SHOUT 27: 28-05-2021

Incident Date 28-05-2021 Launch Instruct 17:52 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Livermead area Launched to assist a jet ski with two persons on board that had hit rocks off Livermead Torquay. When the ILB arrived on scene the two persons were on board a motor cruiser that had rendered assistance; in addition, they hadContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 27: 28-05-2021”

ILB SHOUT 25: 23-05-2021

Incident Date 23-05-2021 Launch Instruct 12:07 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Paignton Beach area Launched following a 999 call to the Coastguards, concerns about a fully dressed male with rucksack walking in the water at Paignton Pier.When questioned by Coastguard, he said he was water training.ILB arrived on scene but was then stood down.Continue reading “ILB SHOUT 25: 23-05-2021”

ILB SHOUT 23: 09-05-2021

Incident Date 09-05-2021 Launch Instruct 15:08 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Preston Sands area Launched to assist two windsurfers who appeared to be struggling off Preston Sands.Windsurfers eventually landed on Hollicombe Beach where they were taken care of by the Coastguard and family members whilst the ILB stood by.