ALB SHOUT 44: 26-11-2021

Incident Date 26-11-2021 Launch Instruct 14:38 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched to assist a yacht approx half a mile NW of Berry Head following a red flare and Mayday call One person on board the vessel which had a jammed headsail and engine difficulties. Weather on scene was blowing a steadyContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 44: 26-11-2021”

ALB SHOUT 43: 16-11-2021

Incident Date 16-11-2021 Launch Instruct 19:14 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Torbay area Launched to a reported Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) signal 1.5 miles east of Roundham head. The related PLB or vessel was not on any automatic identification system (AIS). Search started but could not track PLB ( no signal)Coastguards contacted boat ownerContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 43: 16-11-2021”

ALB SHOUT 42: 04-11-2021

Incident Date 04-11-2021 Launch Instruct 23:01 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Sharkham area (Brixham) Launched to assist Devon and Cornwall Police

ILB SHOUT 61 : 16-10-2021

Incident Date 16-10-2021 Launch Instruct 21:57 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Brixham fish quay Launched to assist a fisherman off a fishing vessel moored on the Fish Quay, with a broken ankle. He was taken on board the ILB as the tide was too low to evacuate him on to the quay and thenContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 61 : 16-10-2021”

ILB SHOUT 60 : 15-10-2021

Incident Date 15-10-2021 Launch Instruct 12:57 Lifeboat Used ILB Location of Casualty Off Goodrington beach Launched to assist paddle-boarder stuck in the water 1/2 mile off Goodrington beach.The casualty was exhausted, had swallowed some water and could not get back onto his board so was taken to back to the beach and handed over toContinue reading “ILB SHOUT 60 : 15-10-2021”

ALB SHOUT 41: 13-10-2021

Incident Date 13-10-2021 Launch Instruct 20:35 Lifeboat Used ALB Location of Casualty Hollicombe beach/Torquay area Launched in conjunction with the ILB to assist Torbay Coastguards following reports of three red flare sightings.A thorough search of the area proved fruitless and it was concluded the flares had been fired from the shore so both boats wereContinue reading “ALB SHOUT 41: 13-10-2021”