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

Services 2017 - Launches,  persons assisted.

2015 - 38 Launches  34 persons assisted


Weather and Tides


Helicoper exercise June 15th


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

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

£604.35 Total


Funds raised at the RNLI Teignmouth Family Fun Day July 8th amounted to a very creditable £1712.92 made up as follows:

£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

£1712.92 Total

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.


Sunday August 13th
Ugbrooke House - Open Garden & Fete

Beautiful gardens and landscaped parklands - picturesque lakeside walks, streams and waterfalls
with entertainment, stalls & refreshments.
Entrance £5 adults, accompanied children free

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


Teignmouth (on the Den) 10:00 to 4:00pm

Sat June 17th
Sun June 18th (refreshments served)

Sat July 8th July - (refreshments served)
Sat July 15th
Sat July 19th

Tuesday 22nd August (refreshments served)
Sat August 26th


Lawns at Dawlish 10:00 to 4:00pm

Sat July 1st
Sat July 22nd
Tuesday July 25th (refreshments served)
Thursday Aug 3rd
Saturday Aug 5th



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

Sat July 29th
Sat Sept 30th
Sat Nov 4th
Xmas Fayre Sat 25th Nov 10:00 - 4:00pm


Teignmouth RNLI Fundraising Team




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

We can collect - ring Roger on 01626 777799

The new first aid course.. Rough water exercise Filming for the Discovery TV Channel
Neil Cripps Recovery First Aid training Returning from exercise
Teignmouth Lifeboat Webmaster - Tony Watson
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