PAST SHOUTS: 2020

Incident Date18-09-2020
Incident Date00:32
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyBrixham Harbour Approaches

With strong Easterly winds a trawler with engine failure was under tow into Brixham Harbour. With the sea conditions the vessel under tow was difficult to control and the ALB was tasked to establish a stern tow and keep the casualty vessel on a stable track.

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Incident Date17-09-2020
Launch Instruct16:17
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyMeadfoot

Tasked following reports of a person in the water at Meadfoot shouting for help. Others entered the water to assist and recovered to shore before the ILB arrived on scene

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Incident Date08-09-2020
Launch Instruct14:23
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtyNatural Arch Torquay

Both lifeboats launched following a report of a 24 ft vessel sinking. The occupants were guided ashore by coasteering guides and local teenagers and made safe at Natural Arch from where the ILB recovered them to the ALB.

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Incident Date08-09-2020
Launch Instruct14:23
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtyNatural Arch, Torquay

Both lifeboats launched following a report of a 24 ft vessel sinking.

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Incident Date06-09-2020
Launch Instruct19:31
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBrixham Inner Harbour

Launched following a report of a person entering the water and climbing aboard another possibly sustaining an injury.text

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Incident Date05-09-2020
Launch Instruct16:59
Lifeboat UsedILB/Did Not Launch
Location of CasualtyOff Meadfoot Beach

Preparing to launch to a broken down speed boat that had raised a PanPan following an ‘explosion’ on board. Several vessels responded and all was found to be safe onboard. ILB stood down

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Incident Date30-08-2020
Launch Instruct13:07
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyEast of Broadsands

Tasked following a MayDay from a vessel with five persons on board reporting a fire on board. The fire was brought under control and persons on board transferred to an accompanying vessel.

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Incident Date30-08-2020
Launch Instruct14:30
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of Casualty9 miles SE of Berry Head

Tasked to a 26 ft Sailing Vessel subject to steering failure. ALB tasked to return vessel under tow to Brixham

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Incident Date29-08-2020
Launch Instruct11:43
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyBrixham Harbour

Tasked to a RIB within Brixham Harbour that had raised a MayDay for a person taken ill aboard the RIB. ILB also tasked to transfer resources to the casualty vessel.

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Incident Date29-08-2020
Launch Instruct12:03
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBrixham Harbour

Launched to provide additional medical supplies to the ALB attending a MayDay call.

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Incident Date22-08-2020
Launch Instruct12:11
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyOff Roundham Head
Two paddle boarders were observed as possibly in difficulty off Goodrington South sands.

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Incident Date11-08-2020
Launch Instruct23:26
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyImperial Ledge Bathing Platform

Launched to provide safety cover for HM Coastguard and HM Police during a Police incident.

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Incident Date10-08-2020
Launch Instruct15:33
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtySouth Side Of Berry Head

Both Lifeboats launched following a report of a person either jumping or falling from the cliff below the Guard House cafe and entering a cave. Detailed search of the area and caves carried out.

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Incident Date10-08-2020
Launch Instruct15:33
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtySouth Side of Berry Head

Both Lifeboats launched following a report of a person either jumping or falling from the cliff below the Guard House cafe and entering a cave.

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Incident Date09-08-2020
Launch Instruct14:57
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyMeadfoot Beach

Launched to assist in a Medivac from Meadfoot Beach to an awaiting ambulance.

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Incident Date09-08-2020
Launch Instruct09:46
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBrixham Harbour Approach

Launched to assist and escort a yacht with sailing problems to a pontoon mooring in Brixham Harbour.

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Incident Date08-08-2020
Launch Instruct18:24
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyApprox 1 mile north of Brixham Harbour

Launched to a 9 metre yacht with three persons on board that raised a MayDay following ingress of water.

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Incident Date08-08-2020
Launch Instruct10:14
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyBerry Head Great Cave

ALB launch requested by the ILB crew on scene with the injured cliff climber. Sea conditions were not conducive to a casualty with a back injury being transferred in the ILB.

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Incident Date08-08-2020
Launch Instruct13:55
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyImperial Ledge

ILB stood down immediately on launch.

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Incident Date08-08-2020
Launch Instruct09:56
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBerry Head-Great Cave

Launched following a report of an injured cliff faller at the Berry Head Great Cave. ILB crew requested the ALB, paramedic and Dr if available.

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Incident Date02-08-2020
Launch Instruct14:16
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtySouth Side of Sharkham

Launched following a report of a broken down speed boat between Sharkham and Berry Head.

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Incident Date01-08-2020
Launch Instruct18:33
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of Casualty7 miles ENE of Berry Head

Launched to a 25 ft yacht with three persons on board having suffered rigging and mast failure. ALB took the yacht in tow and returned her to Torquay Harbour.

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Incident Date29-07-2020
Launch Instruct18:00
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyLondon Bridge Torquay

Launched at the request of the ILB to standby during the Police Incident.

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Incident Date29-07-2020
Launch Instruct17:21
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyLondon Bridge, Torquay

Launched to carry out a shore line search between Peak Tor Cove and Meadfoot Beach

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Incident Date29-07-2020
Launch Instruct14:19
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyCorbyn Head

Tasked following report of three casualties cut off by the tide at Livermead.

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Incident Date28-07-2020
Launch Instruct21:59
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyPrincess Pier, Torquay

Launched to standby whilst a casualty in the water near Princess Theatre is assessed

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Incident Date19-07-2020
Launch Instruct18:00
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyTorquay Harbour

Launched following a reported fire aboard a speed boat in Torquay Harbour. Shortly after launch two fire pumps were in attendance and the ALB was stood down.

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Incident Date19-07-2020
Launch Instruct15:35
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of Casualty1.1 miles NE from Breakwater End

ALB launched following a report of a possible fire onboard a 37 ft yacht that had raised a PanPan.

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Incident Date19-07-2020
Launch Instruct21:35
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBrixham Harbour entrance

ILB launched to investigate a report of a person on a yacht behaving with cause for concern.

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Incident Date18-07-2020
Launch Instruct20:55
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyEast of Broadsands

Tasked to a broken down speed boat approx a mile East of Broadsands.

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Incident Date13-07-2020
Launch Instruct17:33
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtySt Mary’s Bay

The ALB launched to back up the injured person extraction from St Mary’s Bay.

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Incident Date13-07-2020
Launch Instruct21:53
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyElberry Cove

ILB launched to standby whilst an injured person was assisted away from Elberry Cove by both Police and Ambulance personnel.

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Incident Date13-07-2020
Launch Instruct17:33
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtySt Mary’s Bay

Launched to assist Coastguard and Ambulance personnel recover an injured person from St Mary’s Bay.

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Incident Date11-07-2020
Launch Instruct20:50
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyPrincess Pier, Torquay harbour

Tasked to locate a possible person in the water near Princess Pier. After detailed search of the area the object was identified as a Sea Grass Marker buoy.
Rescue Heli 924 also involved.

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Incident Date10-07-2020
Launch Instruct00:46
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyTorre Abbey Sands

Launched to provide safety cover during a Police Incident at Torre Abbey sands

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Incident Date09-07-2020
Launch Instruct06:56
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyPaignton Beach, south end

Launched following reports of two persons entering the water at Paignton Beach.

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Incident Date07-07-2020
Launch Instruct15:09
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtyMeadfoot/Kilmorie

Launched to search for a possible missing diver.

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Incident Date05-07-2020
Launch Instruct18:04
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBase of Berry Head, south side

On the return passage to station the ILB was diverted to assist in the recovery of a dog from the base of Berry Head.

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Incident Date05-07-2020
Launch Instruct17:17
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyCorbyn Head

ILB tasked to Corbyn Head following concern for two youths at risk of being cut off by the evening high tide

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Incident Date04-07-2020
Launch Instruct15:36
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of Casualty0.4 miles East of Hopes Nose

Launched to check on the status of a number of kayakers thought, by members of the public, to be in difficulty.

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Incident Date03-07-2020
Launch Instruct12:36
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of Casualty0.5 miles NE of Hopes Nose

Tasked to an 18ft Bowrider suffering engine failure.

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Incident Date23-06-2020
Launch Instruct14:46
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of Casualty0.5 miles south of Meadfoot Beach

Tasked to take over a tow of a broken down vessel and return them to Torquay Harbour

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Incident Date23-06-2020
Launch Instruct08:38
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyHollicombe

Launched to a report of a swimmer possibly in difficulty off Hollicombe Beach.

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Incident Date18-06-2020
Launch Instruct09:26
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBattery Gardens

Launched to assist in the recovery of a dog that had fallen down the cliff at Battery Gardens

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Incident Date 11-06-2020
Launch Instruct09:43
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of Casualty0.5 miles north of Fishcombe Cove

Both Lifeboats launched to the assistance of an 8 metre vessel having difficulty in the weather conditions. Vessel assisted into Brixham Harbour

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Incident Date06-06-2020
Launch Instruct08:16
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of Casualty0.5 miles ENE of Brixham Breakwater

Tasked to a broken down vessel on the approaches to Brixham Harbour.

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Incident Date06-06-2020
Launch Instruct12:40
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyOff Preston Sands

Launched following a report that a paddle boarder had become separated from the board which was being blown out to sea. On arrival on scene it appears the casualty made it safely ashore.
Rescue Helo 924 also tasked but stood down.

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Incident Date05-06-2020
Launch Instruct14:41
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of Casualty1 mile East of Goodrington North Prom

Tasked following several reports of an inflatable with three people on board being blown off shore.

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Incident Date04-06-2020
Launch Instruct17:15
Lifeboat UsedILB/Assembly only
Location of CasualtyRoundham

Prepared to launch to a person cut off at Roundham. Casualty self recovered – Launch Cancelled

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Incident Date03-06-2020
Launch Instruct16:09
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBeacon Cove

Tasked together with HM Coastguards to locate two persons apparently cut off by the tide at Beacon Cove.

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Incident Date02-06-2020
Launch Instruct14:17
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyPrincess Pier

Launched following report of a person in the water on the seaward side of Princess Pier.

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Incident Date01-06-2020
Launch Instruct11:51
Lifeboat UsedILB/Assembly only
Location of CasualtyGoodrington Sands

Crew assembled preparing to launch to a broken down vessel at Goodrington. Vessel taken in tow by the Harbour Authority Launch. Crew stood down.

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Incident Date30-05-2020
Launch Instruct11:47
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyChurston Point

Tasked to a capsized kayak with two occupants at Churston Point to recover an injured casualty to Broadsands Beach.

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Incident Date28-05-2020
Launch Instruct14:46
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of Casualty0.5 mile NW of Brixham Breakwater end

Tasked to a broken down speedboat on the approach to Brixham Harbour.

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Incident Date25-05-2020
Launch Instruct18:36
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of Casualty0.5 miles South of Berry Head

Both lifeboats tasked following the discovery of an unoccupied canoe approx 0.5 miles south of Berry Head. Parallel search patterns carried out by each lifeboat searching for a person in the water.

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Incident Date25-05-2020
Launch Instruct15:10
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtyTorre Abbey Sands

Both lifeboats launched following a report of a person and Police Officers entering the water at Torre Abbey Sands.

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Incident Date23-05-2020
Launch Instruct13:31
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyBroadsands

Tasked to assist two paddle boarders apparently in difficulty and being blown out to sea from Broadsands. Very strong off shore westerly wind at the time.

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Incident Date23-05-2020
Launch Instruct15:10
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyTorre Abbey

Launched to assist person in water.

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Incident Date20-05-2020
Launch Instruct21:00
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBrixham Breakwater

Launched following a report of a person falling off Brixham Breakwater to seaward and sustaining injuries.
Rescue Helo 187 also tasked. Casualty transferred by Helo to Derriford

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Incident Date20-05-2020
Launch Instruct18:14
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBeacon Cove

Launched following a report that four youths may be cut off by the tide.

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Incident Date10/05/2020
Launch Instruct19:40/Did Not Launch
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyBerry Head

Assembly only to a Police incident – Cancelled before launch

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Incident Date07-05-2020
Launch Instruct18:28
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtyBerry Head

Both lifeboats launched following a report of a distressed person on the end of Berry Head. The lifeboats stood off discreetly pending negotiations with the casualty.

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Incident Date07-05-2020
Launch Instruct02:58
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of Casualty3.5 miles N.E. Berry Head

Tasked to a vehicle carrier to evacuate a crew member suffering non-Covid 19 chest pains for examination at Torbay Hospital.

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Incident Date26-03-2020
Launch Instruct12:13
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyHollicombe Beach – North End

ILB tasked to assist in recovery of a person in the water at the North End of Hollicombe Beach (Oil Cove).

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Incident Date07-03-2020
Launch Instruct15:33
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyApprox 0.5 mile East of Brixham Breakwater end

Tasked to a 2.6 metre RIB suffering engine failure.

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Incident Date05-03-2020
Launch Instruct03:34
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of CasualtyPaignton Beach

Both lifeboats launched to search for a person reported entering the water along Paignton Beach.

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Incident Date08-02-2020
Launch Instruct14:44
Lifeboat UsedALB/ILB
Location of Casualty1 mile East of the Redcliffe Hotel

Both lifeboats tasked following numerous reports of a distress flare and smoke apparently from a vessel off Preston Beach.

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Incident Date06-02-2020
Launch Instruct18:58
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of Casualty16 miles South of Berry Head

PanPan raised for a 14 metre fishing vessel with complete loss of 24 volt auxiliary power supplies.

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Incident Date26-01-2020
Launch Instruct01:47
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyCorbyn Head

Tasked to assist in the recovery of a casualty in the water at Corbyn Head.

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Incident Date18-01-2020
Launch Instruct16:25
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyBerry Head

Launched to a police incident on Berry Head.

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Incident Date14-01-2020
Launch Instruct07:00
Lifeboat UsedALB
Location of CasualtyLong Quarry

Tasked together with HM Coastguard teams to assist with a missing person search.

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Incident Date05-01-2020
Launch Instruct01:49
Lifeboat UsedILB
Location of CasualtyTorquay Harbour
Launched to assist in the recovery of a person in the water within Torquay Harbour.

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