ALB SHOUT 8: 10-04-2021

Incident Date10-04-2021
Launch Instruct15:05
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyTorquay 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.

ALB SHOUT 7/ILB SHOUT 16: 08-04-2021

Incident Date08-04-2021
Launch Instruct20:35
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtyBroadsands 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 where the female was found.
Coastguards attended scene and and recovered the female from the bottom to safety and then liaised with a waiting ambulance.

ILB SHOUT 15: 07-04-2021

Incident Date07-04-2021
Launch Instruct13:24
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyTorquay

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.

ILB SHOUT 14: 02-04-2021

Incident Date02-04-2021
Launch Instruct19:11
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyTorre 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 on a pontoon.

ALB SHOUT 6: 25-03-2021

Incident Date25-03-2021
Launch Instruct15:55
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyThatcher 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.

ILB SHOUT 13: 22-03-2021

Incident Date27-03-2021
Launch Instruct15:33
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBroadsands

Launched following a 999 call from an onshore person concerned about the welfare of two female paddle boarders who appeared to be in distress.
ILB intercepted and assisted the two paddle boarders back to Broadsands beach as they were indeed struggling to make their way back.