Saturday August 30th 13:14
Report of person in the water
Whilst the Atlantic 85 lifeboat (The Two Annes) was engaged in the shoreline search (see below) - the Arancia lifeboat (Malcolm Hawkesford 1) was launched at the request of the Harbourmaster to assist in a search for a person who had fallen off their tender. When the Arancia lifeboat arrived at the reported incident area, the casualty had self-recovered to the Shaldon beach.
Saturday August 30th 12:46
The lifeboat was launched to assist the local Coastguard team after a report of a middle-aged person threatening a suicide attempt near Dawlish. The shoreline from Teignmouth to Dawlish Warren was searched and nothing untoward found. More information
Saturday August 23rd 11:38
Medivac of injured man from Redgate Beach
HM Coastguard Brixham requested help in transferring a man with back injuries from Redgate Beach, close to Anstey's Cove to a waiting paramedic team at Torbay harbour. More information
Wednesday August 20th 19:36
Gentleman with suspected broken leg at the Fish Quay
The gentleman is reported as having been in or near the Newquay Inn and attempted to jump down to the pontoon and to the water below - he landed on the Harbourmaster's pontoon and suffered leg injuries. The lifeboat was requested to recover the casualty from the pontoon and transfer him to a waiting ambulance at the lifeboat slip way. More information
Sunday August 17th 15:42
16ft Fletcher speedboat with engine failure at river entrance
HM Coastguard requested the Teignmouth lifeboat to launch and assist a boat with one person onboard and suffering from engine failure at the river mouth. Previous radio attempts on Ch16 to get assistance had not been answered, so the lifeboat was launched to help and towed the casualty vessel to its mooring near Shaldon. More information
Tuesday August 12th 19:19
Vessel adrift in the harbour
Whilst the lifeboat (and RNLI lifeguards) were taking part in a public relations exercise up the River Teign, HM Coastguard Brixham tasked the lifeboat and lifeguards to investigate a vessel adrift near the trawler moorings. The vessel was found to have broken free from its mooring with no one on board. The casualty vessel was made safe on a mooring and the lifeboat and lifeguards returned to the PR exercise.
Sunday August 2nd 18:17
Inflatable swept out to sea near Dawlish
HM Coastguard Brixham tasked the Atlantic 85 lifeboat (The Two Annes) to help two adults drifting rapidly out to sea in an inflatable dinghy from Dawlish Warren. The two adults were recovered into the lifeboat, whilst the inflatable boat and its stock of beer suffered a puncture and sank.
Sunday August 2nd 17:10
4.5m boat suffers engine problems in estuary mouth
Following on from the Shaldon Water Carnival, a 4.5m boat was observed being swept out of the river estuary to sea. The boat was taken in tow to Polly Steps, and the adult and child aboard were brought ashore.
Sunday August 2nd 14:52
5.5m Fishing vessel towed back to Teignmouth
Brixham Coastguard requested the help of the Teignmouth lifeboat to assist a 5.5m fishing boat with one adult aboard. The boat was suffering engine failure near Labrador Bay, and was towed back to its mooring in Teignmouth. The Harbourmasters' boat attended letting the lifeboat go on to a pre-planned PR event off Shaldon Beach. More information
Recovery of 5.5m fishing boat from Labrador Bay - the first of three 'Shouts' on our Open Day One!
Photograph and video from Sue Thomas
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