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Sunday October 8th 16:30
Report of three ladies in the water

Two lifeboat crew members were alerted to a dinghy near the visitors pontoon that had overturned near the visitors pontoon throwing three ladies into the water, but the three casualties managed to get shore ok before the Coastguard had been alerted and the lifeboat 'paged' to rescue them - the lifeboat was duly launched and recovered the dinghy and checked for any debris etc.
Boat crew: Giles Squirrell, James Cassidy, James Crawford, Andy Case
Shore crew: Matt Slader, Ben Mitson, Simon Dorey

 

Saturday September 23 14:10
Small yacht stuck in river mouth

The Teignmouth lifeboat launched to the aid of a small cruiser/yacht aground in the river entrance - upon arrival on scene it beacame obvious that the owner was unwell and he was put ashore on Shaldon beach - the casualty vessel was towed and tied up to the visitors pontoon in Teignmouth.
Boat crew: Adam Truhol, Humphrey Vince, Rob Larkman, Sean Bradford
Shore crew: Dave Matthews, Peter Renouf, Stuart Eames, Mark Annal

 

Monday September 18th 19:00
Search for possible injured climber

A search was made near Long Quarry at the request of HM Coastguard who had received a report from someone at Labrador Bay who thought they say a rock climber fall near Flagstaff Point - nothing untoward was found, and the call out was treated as a 'false alarm with good intent'.

 

Sunday September 17th 11:48
Boat hits rocks off the Ness

The volunteer crew received the launch request at 11.48am to attend to a stricken vessel that had become grounded on Ness rocks whilst going out to sea. A person was in the water trying to hold off the boat from the rocks and when the crew arrived at 11.58am they found another vessel trying to pull on the casualty vessels stern to free her from the rocks. The lifeboat crew took over the situation and pulled the person in the water aboard The Two Anne's Teignmouth lifeboat and took the stricken vessel on tow to Polly Steps in Teignmouth.
Boat crew: Humphrey Vince, Dave Matthews, Andy Case, Mark Barrett
Shore crew: Pete Renouf, Matt Slader, Greg Allen, Sean Bromfield

Sunday September 10th 13:30
Requested by the Coastguard to tow in to the Visitor Pontoon Teignmouth, a 24ft yacht with 2 persons on board from about 1.5m east of Teignmouth that was in difficulties
Boat Crew: Paul Wright, Pete Shillabeer, Neil Cripps, James Stoyle,
Shore Crew: Peter Renouf (Tractor), Ben Mitson, Mark Barratt, Sean Bromfield

Sunday September 3rd 16:25hrs
A train passenger alerted the Coastguard to a swimmer apparently in difficulties off Coryton Cove - the Coastguard team recovered the casualty before the lifeboat was on scene, and the lifeboat was stood down at 16:44
Boat Crew: Will Burton, Rob Larkmen, Dave Matthews, Neil Cripps
Shore crew: Peter Renouf (Tractor), Matt Slader, Ben Mitson, Sean Bromfield

Tuesday 29.08.17 LAUNCHED 14.28HRS
The lifeboat was launched to a report that a 14 year male had suffered spinal injuries at Redgate and that the Rescue Helicopter was in attendance. The casualty was then transferred with a 'Helimedico' in attendance to Torquay and a waiting ambulance.
Boat Crew: Adam Truhol, Jim Crawford, Marcus Walton, Sean Bromfield
Shore crew: Stuart Eames (Tractor) Matt Slader, Ben Mitson

Monday 28.08.17 RE-TASKED 20.32HRS
THE LIFEBOAT WAS RETURNING TO STATION HAVING COMPLETED TWO PREVIOUS INCIDENTS WHEN SOLENT COASTGUARD REPORTED A SIGHTING OF A PARAFLARE WITHIN THE HARBOUR CONFINES. THE CREW CONDUCTED A SEARCH IN THE DOCKS AREA BUT NOTHING UNTOWARD WAS FOUND.

Monday 28.08.17 RE-TASKED 19.54HRS
THE LIFEBOAT WAS RETURNING TO STATION FROM SERVICE WHEN THE COASTGUARDS REQUESTED A RETASK TO LOOK FOR THREE BOYS SPOTTED IN THE VICINITY OF BLACK HEAD/BABBACOMBE. THE BOYS WERE FOUND, TAKEN ABOARD THE LIFEBOAT AND TRANSFERRED TO BABBACOMBE PIER WHERE THEY WERE HANDED OVER TO THE COASTGUARD UNIT. NONE OF THE BOYS WERE INJURED IN ANY WAY


Monday 28.08.17 LAUNCHED 19.16HRS
HMCG ASKED FOR THE TEIGNMOUTH ILB TO BE LAUNCHED TO THE ASSISTANCE OF FOUR TEENAGED GIRLS WHO HAD BEEN CUT OFF BY THE INCOMING TIDE AT LONG QUARRY, THEY HAD KEPT DRY BY CLIMBING ONTO THE BASE OF A SHEER CLIFF. A CG RESPONSE TEAM HAD LOCATED THE CASUALTIES BUT COULD NOT REACH THEM. THE CG TEAM WERE ABLE GUIDE THE ILB TO THE CASUATIES WHO WERE THEN TAKEN ON BOARD AND TRANSFERED TO BABBACOOMBE JETTY AND HANDED OVER TO THE CG RESPONSE TEAM. THE CASUALTIES WERE UNINJURED.

Sunday 27.08.17 LAUNCHED 09.16
THE ARANCIA LIFEBOAT WAS LAUNCHED TO A REPORT THAT A PERSON HAD BEEN SPOTTED IN THE WATER NEAR SHALDON BRIDGE. ARRIVING ON SCENE THE CREW DETERMINED THAT THE PERSON HAD BEEN IN THE WATER BUT ONLY TO PUSH HIS DINGY OFF A SAND BANK AND WAS NOW SAFE.

Sunday 27.08.17 LAUNCHED 09.19HRS
THE LIFEBOAT WAS LAUNCHED TO A REPORT THAT A PERSON HAD BEEN SPOTTED IN THE WATER NEAR SHALDON BRIDGE. ARRIVING ON SCENE THE CREW DETERMINED THAT THE PERSON HAD BEEN IN THE WATER BUT ONLY TO PUSH HIS DINGY OFF A SAND BANK AND WAS NOW SAFE.

Sunday August 20th
Injured climber taken to Torquay
At 04:58 the lifeboat was requested to assist Paramedics and a Coastguard team by evacuating a casualty with a head wound from Hopes Nose to Torquay harbour where an ambulance was waiting to transfer the casualty to hospital.

 

Saturday August 19th
Broken-down jet-ski
At 16:38 the lifeboat was on exercise when its attention was brought to a jet-ski that had broken down. The jet-ski owner was taken aboard the lifeboat and the craft was towed to Polly Steps, Teignmouth

 

Saturday August 19th
01:57 Search for "swimmer" at Babbacombe
Following a report of a swimmer off Babbacombe, the Teignmouth lifeboat was launched to assist the Torbay ALB and a Rescue Helicopter in the search for a reported swimmer, but nothing was found

 

Thursday August 10th
Broken-down speed boat
At 14.37hrs the Teignmouth RNLI Lifeboat was tasked to assist a speed boat which had broken down 3 miles east of Teignmouth. The casualty vessel was located and taken under tow and returned to Polly Steps in Teignmouth Harbour.

Boatcrew: Humphrey Vince, Rob Larkman, Sean Bradford
Shorecrew: Stuart Eames, Matt Slader, Greg Allen

 

Monday August 7th
Help given to jet-ski
AT 15.41hrs The Teignmouth RNLI Lifeboat was tasked to assist a jet ski which had broken down near the Ness rocks.
when the lifeboat arrived on scene the casualty jet ski was being taken under tow by a private vessel and the rider was taken on board the lifeboat and reunited with his craft at Polly Steps in Teignmouth Harbour.

Boatcrew: Giles Squirrel, Sean Bromfield, Rob Larkman
Shorecrew: Dave Matthews, Pete Renouf, Mark Annal, Greg Annal

 

Saturday August 5th
Assisstance given to rib
At 19.52hrs the Teignmouth RNLI Lifeboat was tasked to assist the crew of large RIB which had broken down in the vicinity of Langstone Rock, Dawlish. The lifeboat located the casualty vessel and towed it back to Teignmouth harbour.

Boat crew: Giles Squirrel, Mark Annal, Humphrey Vince, Sean Bradford
Shore crew: Greg Allen, Peter Renouf, Matt Slader, Ben Mitson

Thursday, 27 July 2017
Lifeboat crew medi-evacuate boy
The volunteer crew medi-evacuated a 9 year old boy on Thursday, 27 July 2017 in the afternoon.

Whilst on an organised coasteering activity the boy sustained injury upon entering the water at Red Gate beach in Babbacombe Bay.
The crew received a launch request at 12.38pm and were soon at the location. The boy was transferred to the Two Annes lifeboat and was taken to Torquay harbour where an ambulance crew received him.

Boat crew: Humphrey Vince (Helm), Rob Larkman, Sean Bromfield
Shore crew: Pete Renouf (Tractor driver), Marcus Hughes, Anna Winston, Ben Mitson

 

Sunday, 23 July 2017
Lifeboat crew tasked to assist two girls
The Coastguard received a report on Sunday afternoon that two girls were in difficulty in a dinghy which they had tied to a mooring buoy in the river Teign.

The volunteer crew received a request to launch at 5.45pm though the exact location of the girls was not known. The crew launched the Two Annes lifeboat to locate and give assistance though were stood down by the Coastguard shortly after the launch since the casualties were assisted by a third party. The lifeboat and crew remained afloat until the Coastguard Shore Team confirmed that the casualties were safely ashore.

The crew returned to station and the lifeboat was ready for service at 6.21pm.

Boat crew: Will Burton (Helm), Mark Barrett, Andy Case
Shore crew: Greg Allen (Tractor driver), Matt Slader, Marcus Hughes, Ben Mitson, Pete Renouf

 

15 July 2017
Lifeboat crew come to the aid of climber
A male climber who had slipped at Hope’s Nose and sustained a suspected broken leg was transported by the lifeboat crew.
The launch request was received at 8.23am on Saturday, 15 July 2017 and the crew transferred the casualty by stretcher to the lifeboat and transported him to Torquay harbour where paramedics carried out casualty care.

The crew and lifeboat returned safely to station and the lifeboat was refuelled and ready for service at 9.42am.

Boat crew: Humphrey Vince (Helm), Giles Squirrell, Andy Case, Sean Bromfield
Shore crew: Stuart Eames, Pete Renouf, David Matthews

13 July 2017
Lifeboat crew called out to false alarm
On Thursday, 13 July 2017 the lifeboat crew were requested to launch to a report that a small boat with several people aboard was in difficulty with additional people swimming near the boat.
The volunteer crew launched the Two Annes lifeboat at 6.58pm and were on scene at 7pm.
Upon arrival the lifeboat crew determined that the vessel was being operated by a local company and all was well and they stood down.
The crew and lifeboat returned safely to station.

Boat crew: Humphrey Vince (Helm), Andy Case, Sean Bromfield, David Matthews
Shore crew: Matt Slader (Tractor driver), Stuart Eames, Pete Renouf, Marcus Hughes

Trio of lifeboat shouts for volunteer crew at the weekend July 1st / 2nd

Teignmouth lifeboat crew had a busy weekend attending three call outs.

First shout: A request to launch was received on Saturday, 1st July at 5.53pm to attend a broken down 22ft yacht with two people on board. The lifeboat crew towed the vessel and casualties into Teignmouth.

The lifeboat was refuelled and ready for service at 7.05pm.

Boat crew: Dave Matthews (Helm), Pete Shillabeer, James Crawford, James Stoyle
Shore crew: Stuart Eames (tractor driver), Ben Mitson, Marcus Hughes, Pete Renouf


Second shout: The volunteer crew came to the assistance of a person who had fallen in the water on Saturday evening. The launch request was received at 11.44pm following the report of a person falling in the river Teign whilst transferring a dog to a boat in the Shaldon area. Upon arrival the casualty had self-recovered to a nearby slipway and was unharmed.

Boat crew: Humphrey Vince (Helm), Will Burton, Andy Case, Pete Shillabeer
Shore crew: Pete Renouf (tractor driver), Ben Mitson, Marcus Hughes, Stuart Eames


Third shout: Crew transported an injured person to Torquay ferry berth on Sunday evening. A person had fallen approximately 40ft from a cliff at Long Quarry Point and had injured their arm whilst climbing out of the rocks. The lifeboat crew recovered the casualty to the Two Annes lifeboat and transported them to Torquay ferry berth where they were handed over to an ambulance crew.

The lifeboat and crew returned safely to station and the lifeboat was refuelled and ready for service at 9.48pm.

Boat crew: Humphrey Vince (Helm), Jim Cassidy, Will Burton, Andy Case
Shore crew: Pete Renouf (tractor driver), Matt Slader, Ben Mitson, Marcus Hughes, Anna Winston

The volunteer crew rescued three people from the water off Watcombe beach, Torquay on Tuesday afternoon.

The request to launch was received at 4.36pm on Tuesday, 6 June 2017 and the crew launched the lifeboat at 4.45pm.

It had been reported that a person had swam about 400 metres off shore from Watcombe beach, Torquay and had become in difficulty. The crew recovered the casualty and took her aboard the lifeboat. It was soon apparent that two people with the casualty were also in the water nearby and were beginning to get into difficulty. The lifeboat crew recovered them as well taking them aboard the lifeboat and transported them all to Babbacombe pier where they were handed over to paramedics for assessment.

The crew and lifeboat returned safely to station at 5.30pm

Boat crew: Giles Squirrell, Robert Larkman, Jim Cassidy, Sean Bromfield
Shore crew: Matt Slader, Stuart Eames, Mark Annal, Greg Allen, Ben Mitson

 

Teignmouth lifeboat crew assist in search for missing person

The second request to launch on Tuesday, 6 June 2017 was received at 8.50pm when the crew were tasked to assist with a search for a missing vulnerable person. A thorough search was carried out in the Dawlish area from Langstone rock to Teignmouth pier but nobody was found.

The crew were stood down and returned safely to station at 10.05pm.

Boat crew: Humphrey Vince, Giles Squirrell, Andy Case, Sean Bromfield
Shore crew: Charlie Woolnough, Stuart Eames, Jim Cassidy, Ben Mitson

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FUND RAISING NEWS

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         Bovey Tracey Coffee Morning & Sale
Sat October 14th
Methodist Church Hall including refreshments, stalls and
RNLI Xmas cards and souvenirs

The Coffee Morning at Bovey Tracey on 14 October has been cancelled.
The reason is that the Methodist Hall venue and car park are currently inaccessible because of emergency roadworks
!!


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Coffee Mornings at
TAAG, Northumberland Place Teignmouth 10:00 - 1:00pm


Sat Nov 4th
Xmas Fayre  -  Sat 25th Nov 10:00 - 4:00pm


Christmas Carol Service at St Michael's, Teignmouth
Sunday 10 December 4pm


 

 

        

Funds raised at the RNLI Coffee Morning & Sale at TAAG Arts & Community Centre on 30 September 2017 amounted to £828.15 made up as follows:

£158.40 Bookstall
£171.90 Gifts & Souvenir stall
£172.40 Bric a brac stall
£150.80 Jewellery & Collectables stall
£113.00 Refreshments & Home Made Cakes stall
£61.65 Raffle

Two very successful fundraising events were held on Saturday 16 September 2017 raising a grand total of £1269.73:

Boat Jumble at Newton Abbot Racecourse £842.63
£637.30 Boat Jumble stall
£90.33 Bucket Collection at gate
£115.00 Gifts & Souvenirs stall

Stalls at Charity Day event at Dawlish Lawn £427.10
£100.10 Jewellery & Collectables stall
£223.00 Bric a brac stall
£104.00 Gifts & Souvenirs stall

£1269.73 Grand Total - Thank you and well done to all volunteers involved on the day, and for all the collecting, cleaning, pricing, preparation and transporting that takes place beforehand. Thank you also to the public who donate the items we sell and those who regularly come out to support us.

Funds raised at the RNLI Charity event on Teignmouth Den on Sat 26 August - £816.10
£199.50 Jewellery & Collectables stall
£164.70 Bric a brac stall
£190.70 Bookstall
£261.20 Gifts & Souvenirs stall

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Stalls at a Charity Day on the Den on Saturday 19 August raised £596.75
£153.95 Jewellery & Collectables stall
£173.60 Bric a brac stall
£154.40 Bookstall
£114.80 Gifts & Souvenirs stall

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The RNLI Lifeguards Family Fun Day on the Den on Tuesday 22 August raised £1665.82
£152.30 Jewellery & Collectables stall
£151.52 Bric a brac stall
£191.50 Bookstall
£143.20 Home made Craft stall
£223.15 Gifts & Souvenirs stall
£323.25 Refreshments & Home made cakes stall
£300.50 Games stall
£30.40 Collecting Box positioned near Music providers
£100.00 Gratuity from Bouncy Castle proprietor
£40.00 Gratuity from Donkey Ride proprietor
£10.00 Gratuity from a visiting charity

Well done and thank you to all volunteers taking part. This includes, for the Family Fun Day in particular, all the preparation in advance, the carrying and carting, the erection and later disassembling of gazebos and other equipment on site and much more. Thank you also to the ‘Foot Tappers’ who kept us musically entertained for most of the day and the ladies of ‘Red Rock Harmony’ who serenaded us towards the conclusion of the event.

 

Funds raised for the Teignmouth Lifeboat at the RNLI Open Garden & Fete at Ugbrooke
on Sunday 13 August 2017 were a fantastic £3896.02

£2085.00 Gate entrance charges
£950.30 Refreshments & Home Made Cakes
£59.82 Collection boxes on site
£107.90 Jewellery & Collectables stall
£136.40 Bric a brac stall
£146.10 Books stall
£133.50 Craft stall
£277.00 Gifts & Souvenirs stall

An enormous well done and thank you to all volunteers taking part on the day, for all the preparations by everybody beforehand, to all the cake makers producing such luscious delicacies, to the fabulous Morris Dancers who kept everybody entertained during the afternoon, and to Lord and Lady Clifford and the honourable Alexander Clifford for permitting the RNLI the privilege of having the run of the grounds of Ugbrooke House for the day.

Roger

  


RNLI stalls at Rotary Club Family Day on the Lawn at Dawlish on Thursday 3 August £608.45
£117.75 Jewellery & Collectables
£122.30 Bric a brac stall
£174.40 Books stall
£194.00 Gifts & Souvenirs stall

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RNLI stalls at Charity Day on the Lawn at Dawlish on Saturday 5 August £631.90
£145.10 Jewellery & Collectables
£100.80 Bric a brac stall
£125.90 Books stall
£260.10 Gifts & Souvenirs stall

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RNLI Refreshments at Lifeboat Station Crew Day on Saturday 5 August £452.00
£171.50 Refreshments & Home Made Cake stall
£280.50 RNLI Shop takings on this day

RNLI Lifeboat Station Open Day on Sunday August 6th £2090.72
£352.20 Refreshments & Home Made Cakes
£93.15 Jewellery & Collectables stall
£78.50 Bric a brac stall
£126.20 Books stall
£130.50 Craft stall
£194.00 Gifts & Souvenirs stall
£96.10 Games stall
£50.96 Launching the Lifeboat children’s amusement
£422.31 Bucket Collection on sea front during RNLI Air & Sea Rescue demonstration
£546.80 RNLI Shop takings on this day

Enormous thank yous and well done to all taking part - and to the public who supported us.


Funds raised (on a very wet morning) at the Coffee Morning & Sale at TAAG Teignmouth on Sat 29 July

£94.90 Refreshments & home made cakes stall
£67.30 Jewellery & Collectables stall
£92.10 Bric a brac stall
£62.20 Raffle
£98.50 Bookstall
£18.50 Decorative Glass stall
£58.80 Gifts & Souvenir stall

A further £243.50 was raised from bric-a-brac pre-sales making total of £735.80.

Funds raised at the Family Fun Day at Dawlish on Tuesday July 25tth were £1695.37

£265.00 Refreshments & home made cakes stall
£189.35 Jewellery & Collectables stall
£136.20 Bric a brac stall
£28.00 Gratuity from Donkey Ride proprietor
£55.07 Further donations from Donkey Ride proprietor
£80.00 Gratuity from Bouncy Castle proprietor
£185.00 Bookstall
£166.85 Craft stall
£182.00 Games stall
£383.40 Souvenir & gift stall
£24.50 Inflatable Shannon & Information stall

Funds raised for the Teignmouth RNLI at the Teignmouth Charity Day on the Den (July 15th) £604.35

£115.10 Bookstall
£240.35 Gifts & Souvenir stall
£103.00 Collectables & Jewellery stall
£145.90 Bric-a-brac stall

Funds raised at the RNLI Teignmouth Family Fun Day July 8th amounted to a very creditable £1712.92

£315.00 Refreshments & home made cakes stall
£200.00 Jewellery & Collectables stall
£179.30 Bric a brac stall
£206.00 Bookstall
£436.00 Souvenir & gift stall
£286.00 Games stall
£30.62 Inflatable Shannon & Information stall
£60.00 Gratuity from Bouncy Castle proprietor

Very well done and thank you to all taking part including those making the delicious cakes, the ‘Foot Tappers’ instrumental and song group and the ‘Chordettes’ ladies close harmony singers for their great music, and the ‘face 2 face’ young Lifeguard fundraisers for their valuable work. Thanks also to the guest charities, the public. regular supporters, and the sun for coming out and staying out all day.


 

 

Teignmouth RNLI Fundraising Team

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