ALB SHOUT 14: 04-05-2021

Incident Date04-05-2021
Launch Instruct16:10
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyOff Paignton Beach

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.


ALB SHOUT 13: 02-05-2021

Incident Date02-05-2021
Launch Instruct18:05
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyLyme Bay area

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).

ALB SHOUT 10/ILB SHOUT 18: 23-04-2021

Incident Date23-04-2021
Launch Instruct13:25
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtyPaignton Harbour

Both boats launched following report of person in the water off Paignton Harbour East Quay.
Coastguards confirmed with informant that what had been seen was a post at the end of the quay.
Both boats stood down.