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Exmouth RNLI called to two persons stranded

Exmouth RNLI called to two persons stranded

At 6:17pm today Saturday 10 July 2021 Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboat D-805 George Bearman II  were tasked by H.M. Coastguard to rescue two individuals and a dog who had become trapped by the tide between Orcombe Point and Sandy Bay, Exmouth.

The RNLI Inshore Lifeboat launched at 6.29pm, crewed by Helm, Roy Stott and volunteer crew James Searle and Ed Thomas and quickly made their way to the scene. They made contact with the casualties and took them on board the lifeboat. 

Exmouth Inshore Lifeboat attending the rescue

The lifeboat returned to Exmouth where the casualties were safely put ashore at 6.45pm. None suffered any injuries or required medical attention.

Comprehensive RNLI safety advice for water users and pedestrians walking along the shoreline can be found here :

https://rnli.org/safety/know-the-risks/tides

Author: John Thorogood

John is the Exmouth Lifeboat Press Officer & Fundraising Press Officer, covering operations, fundraising and events to help save lives at sea.