Lifeboat Management Group Contacts

Lifeboats 'on station'
Atlantic 85 B809   'The Two Annes'
Arancia A-67
'Malcolm Hawkesford 1'

Services 2015   -10 Launches &
13 persons assisted

2014 - 53 Launches  32 persons assisted

LIVE SHIPS MAP (AIS) - Torbay/Teignmouth

Weather and Tides




Photograph taken by Will Burton during a first aid exercise



Wednesday May 13th 14:43
Cliff walker in danger

Teignmouth lifeboat and its volunteer crew launched following a request from HM Coastguard to stand-by at Long Quarry when a cliff walker was reported by the Police to be in a perilous position on the cliff-top. After approx 30 minutes the casualty was recovered by a land-based team, and the lifeboat was stood-down.


Wednesday April 22nd 10:41
Capsized dinghy sailor in trouble

Members of the public alerted the Coastguard to a capsized dinghy sailor who was unable to recover himself into his dinghy and had been in the water sometime, near Coombe Cellars in the River Teign. The casualty was recovered by the volunteer lifeboat crew and taken ashore together with his dinghy and met by the local Coastguard team - the casualty suffered no ill effects from his ordeal.

Monday April 6th 20:42
Vessel without power or lights

Solent Coastguard, for the third time within four hours, this time requested the Teignmouth lifeboat to help with a broken-down 15ft speed boat - the location being given as in the mouth of the River Teign. The casualty vessel was found after a short search at Labrador Bay, where three persons on board and the casualty boat were then towed to Polly Steps, Teignmouth to be met by the local auxiliary coastguard who provided safety advice.  
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Monday April 6th 16:58
Broken down 'Bow Rider' speed boat at Watcombe

As the lifeboat was being recovered from the previous service (see below) - Solent Coastguard requested a re-launch to assist four adults with mechanical failure in their 18ft speedboat at Watcombe. The casualty vessel was towed into Teignmouth.
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Monday April 6th 16:16
18ft speed boat near rocks at Babbacombe with engine failure

Solent Coastguard requested the help of the Teignmouth lifeboat to assist an 18ft speedboat with two adults on board and reportedly close to rocks at Babbacombe. The casualty vessel was located by the firing of a red flare after some confusion with Solent Coastguard as to the casualty's location - the speedboat was recovered without further incident and towed to Teignmouth.
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Wednesday April 1st 18:04hrs
Near accident to elderly person single-handedly launching yacht

The lifeboat was launched to a report of an elderly male adrift in a yacht tender near Devon Holiday Park, Ringmore on the River Teign. The gentleman managed to get ashore before the local coastguard auxiliary and lifeboat arrived.
It transpired that the gentleman had launched his ageing yacht from its trailer and then the wind took hold of the yacht and it the yacht became adrift at the mercy of the wind in the middle of the River Teign.
He recovered himself into the tender and waded ashore to where the coastguard team were able to look after him.
Meanwhile the lifeboat recovered both the yacht and the tender.
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Sunday March 29th 14:20hrs
Concern over possible person in the water

Solent Coastguard requested the launch of the Teignmouth lifeboat to look for a possible casualty in the water near Shaldon Bridge. An intensive search of the area was carried out, but nothing untoward found.  More detail


Friday March 20th 19:29hrs
Angler fallen into the sea

Solent Coastguard tasked the Teignmouth lifeboat to assist in moving an injured angler from near Ansteys Cove, to the pier at Babbacombe. The 49 year old fisherman had fallen down rocks and damaged his knee in an area inaccessible to Paramedics, so the local auxiliary Coastguard requested that the casualty be moved by lifeboat to a waiting medical team at Babbacombe.
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Thursday March 12th 21:34hrs
Search for vulnerable person

Solent Coastguard requested the assistance of the Teignmouth lifeboat in looking for a disturbed and vulnerable person in the vicinity of the Parson & Clerk rock. The lifeboat was stood down at 21:50 when the missing person was located inland.
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Saturday January 24th 18:00hrs
Dog reunited with owner
Teignmouth lifeboat launched at the request of HM Coastguard to investigate a report from a dog owner that their dog had chased some wildlife and disappeared over a cliff top near Ansteys Cove. The Coastguard fearful that the owner might attempt to rescue the dog themselves and endanger their own life, requested the the lifeboat to attend. The lifeboat crew located the dog alive and well and took the dog to the waiting owner and Coastguard's on the beach nearby.
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Fundraising Team Events
See also Fundraising Team Diary

Teignmouth RNLI Fundraising Team


Funds raised at the RNLI Stalls on the Den organised by National Coastwatch Institution on Sat 9 May 2015 amounted to £835.75


May 16 Saturday 1000
Souvenir Stall on the Den in aid of the Lifeboat till 4pm – Host Charity - Volunteering in Health Fun Day

May 19 Tuesday 1000
Stalls on Dawlish Lawn in aid of the lifeboat till 4pm - Host Charity - Donkey Santuary

May 23 Saturday 0800
Boat Jumble stalls & collection - Newton Abbot Racecourse

May 23 Saturday 1200
Stalls on Lawn Dawlish in aid of the Lifeboat till 5pm – Host – Dawlish Town Council ‘Dawlish Celebrates’ Event

May 23 Saturday 1000
Stalls on the Den in aid of the Lifeboat till 4pm – Host Charity – Towersey Foundation (Alternative to above)

May 25 BH Monday
Souvenir Stall at Ram Roast at Kingsteignton

May 28 Thursday 1900
Committee Meeting – Yacht Club

May 30 Saturday 1000
Coffee Morning & Sale – TAAG Northumberland Place till 1pm


Always Wanted
Good pictures, collectable items, jewellery,
bric-a-brac, boat jumble,
raffle & tombola prizes

We can collect - ring Roger on 01626 777799

Neil Cripps The new first aid course.. Rough water exercise Filming for the Discovery TV Channel
Kevin Clifton Recovery The recovery of Dan's jet ski.. Returning from exercise
Teignmouth Lifeboat Webmaster - Tony Watson
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