Teignmouth Lifeboat Station

'The Two Annes' - B809 Atlantic 85
'Malcolm Hawkesford 1' - Arancia A-67
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SHOUTS - 2017

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Teignmouth lifeboat crew join search for missing person

The lifeboat crew received a request to launch at 7.07pm on Wednesday, 3 May 2017 to join Torbay lifeboat crew in the search for a missing young woman.

The Teignmouth crew were tasked to carry out a shoreline search in the Babbacombe area. The missing woman was found safe ashore and the lifeboat crew returned safely to station at 8.45pm.

Boat crew: David Matthews, Adam Truhol, Mark Barrett, Will Burton

Shore crew: Matt Slader, Anna Winston, Ben Mitson, Stuart Eames

DLA: Derek Davis


Teignmouth lifeboat in search for dinghy

Teignmouth lifeboat crew were requested to launch at 10.06am on Tuesday, 2 May 2017 in search for a dinghy.

After the launch the crew were informed that the dinghy had been recovered by another vessel but they were tasked by the Coastguard to conduct an extensive search for debris. The volunteer crew found nothing and were stood down and returned safely to station at 11.35am.

Boat crew: Adam Truhol, Sean Bromfield, Robert Larkman, David Matthews

Shore crew: Matt Slader, Pete Renouf, Anna Winston, Ben Mitson, Marcus Hughes

DLA: James Trout

Teignmouth lifeboat crew tow broken down vessel

On Easter Sunday (16 April 2017) Teignmouth lifeboat crew received a request to launch at 2.36pm to help a casualty aboard a broken down vessel.

The volunteer crew arrived on scene at 2.54pm and took the 5m vessel which had suffered engine failure on tow. The vessel and casualty were taken to Polly Steps, Teignmouth.

The crew and lifeboat returned safely to station and were ready for service at 3.22pm.

Boat crew: Will Burton, Mark Barrett, Neil Cripps, Marcus Walton

Shore crew: Greg Allen, Dave Matthews, Ben Mitson, Pete Renouf, Stuart Eames, Anna Winston


Teignmouth lifeboat responds to two call outs at the weekend
The request to launch was received on Sunday in response to a small motor boat with engine failure. The 18ft motor boat located near the Carey Arms at Babbacombe had two people on board and one person in the water trying to hold the boat off shore. The lifeboat crew took the motor boat on tow and returned it to Torquay with the casualties
The volunteer crew returned safely to station and the lifeboat was ready for service at 21.17

Boat crew: Humphrey Vince, Sean Bromfield, Mark Barrett, Andy Case
Shore crew: Pete Renouf, Matt Slader, Stuart Eames, Ben Mitson


The launch on Saturday in the afternoon tasked the volunteer lifeboat crew to assist in an incident involving four jet skis off Maidencombe. One jet ski had suffered a fuel explosion and another mechanical failure. Two fellow jet skiers had been trying to assist then made their way to Polly Steps.
Following a shoreline search, the ski with a mechanical fault was found on rocks near Maidencombe and the driver was taken aboard the lifeboat and ski taken on tow. The crew then attended the fire-damaged ski, which had been tied temporarily to a buoy and took it on tow as well. Both skis and casualty were taken to Polly Steps.

Boat crew: Adam Truhol, Will Burton, Andy Case, Mark Barrett
Shore crew: Simon Dorey, Dave Matthews, Pete Renouf, Marcus Hughes

Teignmouth lifeboat assists in search for missing person
On Monday evening (13 March 2017) Teignmouth, lifeboat crew received a request to launch at 7.48pm to assist in a search for a missing person.
The Coastal Rescue Team were searching in the Dawlish area and requested the assistance of the lifeboat crew.The missing person was found safe and well and the lifeboat and crew returned to station at 8.25pm.

Boat crew: David Matthews (Helm), Andy Case, Jim Cassidy, Giles Squirrell
Shore crew: Stuart Eames (tractor driver), Matt Slader, Anna Winston
LOM: Charlie Woolnough DLA's: Derek Davis, Paul Daker


Teignmouth lifeboat crew in search for missing person

HM Coastguard requested the launch of the Teignmouth RNLI lifeboat on Wednesday, 8 February to search for a missing female who was later found ashore.

The launch request was received at 6.16am and the volunteer crew launched on the Two Annes lifeboat at 6.25am. They were tasked to search for the missing female initially off Dawlish and then extended to Dawlish Warren. The Exmouth lifeboat joined the task and searched the river side of the Warren and river mouth. The casualty was located ashore safe and well at 8.45am and the Teignmouth lifeboat returned to station.

Boat crew: Adam Truhol (helm), Paul Wright, Sean Bromfield, Humphrey Vince
Shore crew: Matt Slader (tractor driver), Ben Mitson, Ray Lales-Allen