Exmouth RNLI assigned to rescue capsized kayakers

PHOTOGRAPH : ILB_2_Cut : Exmouth Inshore Lifeboat speeds to the scene Credit : John Thorogood / Exmouth RNLI

Exmouth ALB Launching

Both Exmouth RNLI Inshore Lifeboats were assigned this afternoon following a report that two kayakers had capsized at the River Exe estuary and were being swept out to sea.

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Our Coxswains at the RNLI Lifeboat College at Poole this week – jet boat training

The new Shannon Lifeboat is powered by water jets, NOT propellors. Images of the training boats shown below.
Training RIB Odyn and Shannon training Lifeboat.13-27 Joanna and Henry Williams.
Wednesday  has been high speed manoeuvres, emergency procedures and advanced close quarter technique training for our station Coxswains at RNLI College..

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Exmouth RNLI called to rescue broken down boat

PHOTOGRAPH : Rescue_15_9_20 : Exmouth Lifeboat with the casualty vessel. Credit: John Thorogood/RNLI

Exmouth RNLI All Weather Lifeboat was launched this morning to attend a report of a broken down motorboat with engine problems.

At 10.22hrs today, Tuesday 15 September 2020, H.M. Coastguard tasked our RNLI All Weather Lifeboat, 13-33 Bridie O’Shea to a report of a motorboat approximately 3 miles east of Teignmouth that had lost engine power as a result of a cam belt failure.

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