April 20th 2016 14:10
Yacht in distress
HM Coastguard requested the launch of the Teignmouth lifeboat following a report that a 28ft yacht was very close to the Ness with apparent steerage difficulties. The sea was very rough and the lifeboat took the yacht in tow and called for the Exmouth ALB to assist. Exmouth ALB was also unable because of the sea and wind conditions to tow the casualty yacht into either Exmouth or Teignmouth and the yacht was taken towards
Torbay. The yacht owner was brought into Teignmouth aboard the lifeboat and accompanied to the railway station to be re-united with his vessel in Torbay...
April 17th 2016 15:23
Children cut-off by tide
HM Coastguard requested the launch of Teignmouth lifeboat to help with eighteen children cut-off by the tide near the Devils Chair at Oddicombe
- the children were attempting to climb the rock face when the alarm was raised. All the children were successfully recovered into the lifeboat and taken to the slipway at Oddicombe beach.
April 12th 2016 18:57
HMCG reported a 23ft leisure boat in difficulties with two adult males on board off Teignmouth with low batteries and a failing radio. The lifeboat was able to locate the casualty boat and provided a tow back to her mooring in Teignmouth. The lifeboat returned to station at 20:00hrs
April 7th 2016 19:40
Small boat and occupant cut-off by rising tide
A boat occupant found themselves cut-off by the tide up the river on the north bank. It was almost high water when a boat occupant found themselves floating in the river unable to reach the bank - the boat was towed ashore with no injuries.
April 4th 2016 19:15
Object spotted behind open leisure boat
A search in conjunction with the local Coastguard revealed nothing untoward in the water
and the lifeboat returned to station at 19:30hrs
March 13th 2016 14:29
Over-turned boat on Teignmouth Bar
A member of the public reported to the lifeboat station on seeing a boat overturn with two persons on board near the Bar.
The lifeboat was launched and found an upside-down 3m inflatable dinghy with two persons in the water. The casualties were recovered into the lifeboat and brought back to the lifeboat station where they were warmed up and given a recommendation that they seek medical advice...
March 4th 2016 13:53
Broken-down open boat
The lifeboat was launched
to a report of a 13ft open boat with two persons on board, broken down about 5 miles east of Teignmouth. The vessel was located at 14:41 with its hull heavy with water and was taken in tow and reached Teignmouth at approx 15:35
January 14th 2016 17:35
Launched to investigate
a report of a body in the water which transpired to be a tree section.
January 13th 2016 09:15
Launched as a continuation from the previous launch, but very rough seas curtailed the search and the Torbay all-weather lifeboat took over duties.
January 12th 2016 18:55
Launched after a request from the Police and Coastguard to search for a missing person near Ansteys Cove Babbacombe.
January 11th 2016 13:30
Missing rock climber
At the request of HMCG the lifeboat 'The Two Annes' B809 was launched to investigate a report of a possible missing rock climber. A member of the public was concerned over finding a camera with no apparent owner close-by. It transpired that the launch and subsequent search was in vain but carried out with good intent.
January 9th 2016 13:38
Teignmouth lifeboat was requested to launch by HMCG to recover a dog swept out to sea near the Carey Arms Public House. It was feared that the dog's owners may try and enter the sea themselves to initiate a rescue attempt. On the lifeboat's arrival the dog was seen on the rocks on the cliff-side. One of the crew swam ashore and befriended the dog and attached a line allowing the crew in the boat to pull the dog to the lifeboat. The uninjured dog was then reunited with owners at Babbacombe Pier.
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January 5th 2016
The local police requested HMCG to request the two Teignmouth lifeboats to be launched in an effort to trace a gentleman to was on the phone to them. The gentleman was located by the police and the boats returned to station.