Incident Date 27-04-2021 Launch Instruct 11:11 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Goodrington area Launched at the request of the Police to do a shoreline search in the Goodrington Beach area for a vulnerable person reported to be in the area.Bay wide search conducted before the person was located safe and well; ILB stood down
Incident Date 27-04-2021 Launch Instruct tbc Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Berry Head area Launched to assist a tired solo yachtsman struggling to make port due to engine failure and decreasing winds for sailing.His 34′ yacht was taken under tow into Brixham harbour
Incident Date 23-04-2021 Launch Instruct 13:25 Lifeboat Used ALB/ILB Location of Casualty Paignton Harbour Both boats launched following report of person in the water off Paignton Harbour East Quay.Coastguards confirmed with informant that what had been seen was a post at the end of the quay. Both boats stood down.
Incident Date 14-04-2021 Launch Instruct 20:45 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torquay Launched to stand off Thatcher Point to assist with vulnerable person.Stood down when confirmed the casualty had been taken into Police care.
Incident Date 11-04-2021 Launch Instruct 11:20 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torquay/Teignmouth area ALB launched once again to assist Teignmouth Lifeboat with the continuing search for a missing person around the Long Quarry area.
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.
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”
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.
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”
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.