Launched to assist a broken down five metre boat with one person on board off Meadfoot Beach, Torquay. On arrival the boat had gone ashore and grounded. Sole occupant had made it ashore to the awaiting Coastguards
Launched to assist with the evacuation of a person who had suffered head and arm injuries following a fall at Churston Cove. The casualty, with the ambulance service and Coastguard Rescue Team assistance, was transferred to the ILB and transported to Oxen Cove where an ambulance was waiting.
Launched to assist a jet ski with two persons on board that had hit rocks off Livermead Torquay. When the ILB arrived on scene the two persons were on board a motor cruiser that had rendered assistance; in addition, they had taken the jet ski under tow. To expedite the recovery, the ILB took over the towing of the jet ski and all parties went to Torquay marina. No injuries were reported and the ILB stood down.
Launched following a 999 call to the Coastguards, concerns about a fully dressed male with rucksack walking in the water at Paignton Pier. When questioned by Coastguard, he said he was water training. ILB arrived on scene but was then stood down. False alarm with good intent.
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.