Exmouth’s Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn attended two public relations’ events in Lyme Bay over the weekend of 6 and 7 July. Three call-outs followed on Sunday evening within two miles of Exmouth lifeboat station.
On Saturday 6…Read more
On 21 June, Mike Gall, a retired Royal Navy Dentist took over the volunteer management role at Exmouth lifeboat station from Kevin Riley MBE, after a total of 20 years’ dedicated voluntary service.
Mike retired from the Royal Navy two…Read more
Between 28 June and 30 June, the Exmouth inshore lifeboat George Bearman II launched three times on service, attended five services and assisted seven people in difficulty.
George Bearman II first launched at 4.21pm on Friday. A female windsurfer was…Read more
On 26 June, a Bristol couple returned to the south Devon coast to thank the volunteer team who responded to their call for help on 20 April.
Janet was sitting awkwardly on a rock at Dawlish Warren when she suffered…Read more
Both Exmouth lifeboats were called out over the weekend of 1 and 2 June, both to assist yachts with mechanical difficulties. All three casualties were wearing lifejackets and suitably equipped. None needed casualty care.
Inshore lifeboat George Bearman II launched…Read more
On 30 May, Exmouth RNLI volunteers ran a successful coffee morning at the Public Hall in Budleigh Salterton. £623.44 was raised in two and a half hours with the RNLI merchandise stall taking an extra £140.05.
Last month, signs were installed on Exmouth Marina swing bridge, promoting the charity that saves lives at sea’s safety campaign. Sailors leaving the Marina will be reminded to wear a lifejacket and a kill cord, at all times.
Concerned Exmouth…Read more
Inshore lifeboat George Bearman II launched on Saturday 20 April at 2.07pm. A 65-year-old woman was suffering hip injuries at Dawlish Warren and needed pain relief urgently. Shore crew volunteers also attended a lady with chest pains, at the time…Read more
Last week, the charity that saves lives at sea published statistics from 2018. Exmouth lifeboats launched a total of 73 times on service, assisted 53 people and saved three lives. The sixth busiest station in the south west is recruiting…Read more
On the morning of 7 April, Solent Coastguard tasked both lifeboats to search for a missing person in the river Exe, near Imperial Recreation ground. Inshore D class lifeboat George Bearman II launched at 9.17am and Shannon class lifeboat R…Read more