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.
Both boats launched to stand by off Berry Head where a vulnerable person was threatening to self harm after part descending down the cliff. Both boats stood down when casualty was confirmed to be safe and in Police care.
Launched to assist the Police and Coastguard Rescue Teams to ensure the safety of a vulnerable person to the east of Torquay. The position was pinpointed by shore based assets who were unable to approach the person due to the location. Two RNLI crew members went ashore and were able to guide the person from the shore to the ALB via the Y-boat, who then transported the individual to Torquay Harbour. Left in the care of shore based assets.
Launched to assist a paddle boarder being blown offshore from Paignton Beach in a fresh N. W’ly offshore breeze. Coastguard helicopter was nearby on exercise and airlifted person back to the beach whilst ALB was en route. Paddle board recovered by a passing vessel. ALB stood down.
Launched to assist a 21ft fishing vessel 26 miles east of Berry Head with reported engine problems, both persons on board were very sea sick and due to the adverse weather conditions it was not safe to transfer them to the ALB so a tow was put in place. On arrival the ILB took the persons to a waiting ambulance (shout 21).
Launched to assist with the rescue of a vulnerable young person at Long Quarry Point, Teignmouth Lifeboat already on site. Ferried Police Officers from Torquay Harbour to scene and then stood down. Casualty was taken to safety by Teignmouth Lifeboat.
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