Volunteers rescue two men in demasted yacht in centre of Lyme Bay

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PR280718-1 The casualty vessel with a broken mast, 18 miles south of Lyme Regis

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PR280718-2 View from casualty vessel of R and J Welburn in the waves

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PR280718-3 Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn towing the casualty vessel into West Bay harbour. (Credit: Lyme Bay RIB Charter)

On 28 July at 6.25am, Shannon class lifeboat R and J Welburn was tasked following a Pan Pan call for help from Lyme Bay at 5.30am, with no further communication.

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Seahouses Lifeboat Call Out interrupts a recruiting day

At 10:51hr on Saturday 28th July 2018, Seahouses Lifeboat Station was in the middle of a crew recruitment day, when their call-out pagers interrupted the event, and the crew had to quickly go into action. UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat, to try and locate a distress beacon (EPIRB), transmitting in the Beadnell Bay Area. The Lifeboat is equipped with radio direction finding equipment. At this stage it was not known if this was a genuine or accidental operation of the beacon on a vessel.

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SEAHOUSES LIFEBOAT CALLED TO ASSIST AMBULANCE TO REACH SERIOUSLY ILL MALE ON HOLY ISLAND

At 04:34hr on Sunday 15th July 2018, UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses All Weather Lifeboat, to assist the North East Ambulance Service to reach an ill male, in need of urgent medical care, on Holy Island. The Causeway was closed by the tide. The next safe crossing time was after 09:00hr. As the ambulance dispatched was from a nearby Ambulance Station, it was directed to Seahouses Lifeboat Station.

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Ladies use Exmouth RNLI’s social media to call for help

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PR110718 George Bearman II recovered to Exmouth lifeboat station after the rescue

 

Inshore lifeboat George Bearman II launched at 5.47pm on 11 July to two young ladies who were cut off by the tide, east of Orcombe Point. The casualties who were on holiday from Poland, messaged the Exmouth RNLI Facebook page because they were unsure what to do.

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SEAHOUSES INSHORE LIFEBOAT CALLED TO ASSIST TWO PERSONS TRAPPED ON HOLY ISLAND CAUSEWAY

At 12.52hr on Tuesday 10th July 2018, UK Coastguard requested the launch of Seahouses Inshore Lifeboat, to assist two persons trapped on Holy Island Causeway. They had attempted to cross the Causeway outside of the safe crossing times. One of the casualties was reported as being claustrophobic and panicking. UK Coastguard requested the persons be brought ashore.

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Exmouth RNLI Volunteer Tour Guide recruitment

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PR040718 Exmouth lifeboat station volunteer Tour Guides (left to right: Peter Dobbs, Robin Humphreys and Bill Lodge)

Exmouth lifeboat station is recruiting additional visitor guides to join a small team of dedicated volunteers providing free tours for the public. The state-of-the-art boathouse on Queens Drive houses a Shannon class and a D class lifeboat.

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Combined agency Casualty Care training)

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PR020718-1 RNLI Crew and lifeguards carry cliff faller with Exmouth Coastguard team

PR020718-2 RNLI Crew, Lifeguards and Exmouth Coastguard team assess spinal injury casualty on the beach

PR020718-3 RNLI Crew, Shore Crew and lifeguards with Sidmouth lifeboat Coxswain and Exmouth Coastguards rush to recover the mass casualties to the lifeboat station

PR020718-4 Exmouth RNLI Crew volunteers, lifeguards and coastguard team carry casualty to the lifeboat station from the mass rescue scenario

On 1 July, local emergency services were invited to Exmouth lifeboat station to take part in various scenarios, played by actors from Peninsula Pre-hospital Emergency Medicine team.

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