Friday April 11th 18:04
Search for missing person
At the request of Brixham Coastguard, both lifeboats, the Atlantic 85 and the Arancia were launched to search for a vulnerable middle-aged man. The Ness area and the coastline to Boat Cove,Dawlish, Shaldon moorings and the River Teign up to the western edge of the Newton Abbot racecourse were searched but nothing untoward was found. The search was called off at 20:30hrs when darkness fell. The Police helicopter, and the local Teignmouth Coastguard Auxiliary were also involved in the search.
Sunday March 30th 14:45
Hang glider falls on to rocks near Labrador Bay
Picture from boat camera
HM Coastguard Brixham tasked the Teignmouth lifeboat to attend a 52 year old male hang glider pilot who had fallen on to rocks near Labrador Bay. The lifeboat 'The Two Annes' attended with volunteer Humphrey Vince at the helm and three crew volunteers Matt Clements, Rob Larkman and Adam Truhol. All three crew went ashore to help the injured man with medical care and to make him comfortable before the helicopter arrived to take him to Torbay Hospital.
Sunday March 16th 17:27
Two teenagers cut off by tide
The Atlantic 85 lifeboat (The Two Annes) was launched at the request of HM Coastguard Brixham to a report that two teenage boys were cut off by the tide at Petit Tor beach. Prior to the lifeboat's arrival the two boys were collected by a private craft and deposited at Oddicombe Beach. A search of the area was carried out to ensure there were no further casualties or potential casualties.
Tuesday March 4th 17:35
Both lifeboats launched to dog-walker cut off by the tide
At the request of HM Coastguard Brixham, both lifeboats were launched to recover a female and her dog from the Salty near Shaldon Bridge. Both the female and dog were taken aboard the Atlantic 85 (The Two Annes) and put safely ashore unharmed by their ordeal.
Sunday February 16th 00:16
Person reported as being in the water near Sand Quay
Both the Atlantic 85 and the Arancia lifeboats were launched to a report from the Police to HM Coastguard Brixham of a person in the water near Sand Quay. After searching for approx 20 minutes, the missing person was found at 00:37 on the land.
Wednesday February 12th 18:05
Vessel stuck under Shaldon Bridge
The Teignmouth lifeboat was launched to a report from Brixham Coastguard, of a dredger vessel lodged under Shaldon Bridge with no one aboard. The casualty vessel was taken in tow to a place of safety accompanied by the Harbour launch 'Barbara'.
Saturday January 25th 14:07
Two people in the River near Coombecellars
Following a request from Brixham Coastguard, the Teignmouth lifeboat and its volunteer crew of three launched to the help of a father and son in difficulties with their sailing dinghy. The younger man was collected by another boat from the water and taken to Coombecellars slipway, whilst the lifeboat helped the father who had been carried by the wind to Flow Point. The dinghy and father were taken in tow to Coombecellars where father and son were re-united.
Monday January 20th 2014 19:00
Search for elderly missing person off Dawlish Warren
A two hour search coordinated by Brixham Coastguard and together with Exmouth ILB, auxiliary coastguard teams from Torbay, Teignmouth and Exmouth, and Rescue Helicopter 169 from Chivenor, an extensive search was carried out for a vulnerable elderly person. The person was eventually located near Exmouth Dock entrance and although medical teams were in attendance, no further help could be given.
Sunday December 22nd 14:25
Sailing dinghy in difficulties
At the request of Brixham Coastguard, who had been informed by the NCI watchtower, the lifeboat was launched to assist a sailing dinghy that had lost its rudder about 1/2mile off the off the coast. The dinghy was taken in tow to Polly Steps.
Sunday December 22nd 2013 03:55
Christmas reveler slips off bridge support
Both lifeboats were launched early in the morning to stand-by a Christmas reveler who had slipped off a Shaldon Bridge parapet after losing their phone from the bridge top. The reveler lost their foothold whilst descending and broke several bones on impact with the river bottom. The local Coastguard recovered the casualty from the shallow water and transferred them to waiting paramedics.