Incident Date 31-08-2021 Launch Instruct 23:00 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Tor Bay area Launched to assist a yacht with six persons on board, which had a fouled propeller.The vessel was near the end of the breakwater with a fresh easterly onshore wind blowing, so a tow was secured and it was taken toContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 34: 31-08-2021”
Incident Date 31-08-2021 Launch Instruct 07:12 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Tor Bay area Launched to assist a 24ft yacht with one person on board that was drifting close to the shoreline at Battery Point, Brixham.A crewman was put onto the casualty to secure a tow-line and the yacht was then towed to aContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 33: 31-08-2021”
Incident Date 30-08-2021 Launch Instruct 04:00 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Lyme Bay area Launched in response to a Mayday call from a yacht that was taking on water eight miles east of Berry Head.On arrival a lifeboat crewman was put aboard the vessel to assess the situation, he stayed aboard the casualty andContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 32: 30-08-2021”
Incident Date 28-08-2021 Launch Instruct 11:30 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torquay area Launched to assist a person cut off by tide at Livermead, Torquay.On arrival there was a swell running so it was decided to wait for the tide to drop, the ILB then picked up the person, who was safe and well,Continue reading “ILB SHOUT 49 : 28-08-2021”
Incident Date 25-08-2021 Launch Instruct 20:12 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Brixham area Launched at the request of Falmouth Coast Guard following reports of a possible incident involving two persons in the Sharkham Point area.Search carried out with local Coastguard team but nothing found.
Incident Date 20-08-2021 Launch Instruct 11:10 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched to attend a 17ft fishing boat just off Berry Head with fishing line wrapped around its propeller. The casualty had managed to clear the line by the time the ILB arrived on scene and was then escorted back to Brixham.
Incident Date 15-08-2021 Launch Instruct 15:05 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched to assist the ILB and SAR helicopter with an ongoing search around the Goodrington Sands/Torbay area.
Incident Date 15-08-2021 Launch Instruct 12:44 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torbay area Re-assigned from Shout 45 to assist with the search for a missing person along the Goodrington Sands shoreline.SAR helicopter also assisting.
Incident Date 15-08-2021 Launch Instruct 12:10 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Torbay Launched to assist 19’ sailing boat which had broken down off Paignton Pier and was heading north toward rocks with one adult and two children on board.On arrival it was discovered the Torbay Harbour Authority RIB ‘Oscar 4’ had taken her inContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 45 : 15-08-2021”
Incident Date 10-08-2021 Launch Instruct 09:40 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Off Dartmouth Launched at request of the Coast Guard to a 64’ Motor Yacht with st’bd engine failure leading to a fire in the engine room with three persons on board, in a position 3.5nm SSW of Dartmouth Castle .. 0.5nm from BellContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 30: 10-08-2021”