2018 Shouts: YTD Total 48 Plus 5 stand down
27/08/18 Launched to a police incident at the Taw Bridge, and take over duty from the ILB due to the lack of water.
27/08/18 Launched to a police Incident at the Taw Bridge
25/08/18 Launched to assist 1 person and a cow in the water between Yelland and Chivinor, all were helped ashore nr by before RTS.
Crew N Ayres (Helm) R Ward A Short SA Clark.
24/08/18 Launched to a report of a 30-40ft boat stuck at Bideford long bridge. On arrival of the ILB the crew came across a 40ft motor launch sinking alongside, and 1 person in the water trying to swim to the vessel. ILB crew assisted other services to prevent environmental damage.
Crew A Atkinson (Helm) C Chessum S Ayres SA Clark
14/08/18 Launched to a small powered boat with 2 pob, suffered engine failure being swept out to sea. Vessel located and taken intow back to Appledore.
Crew O Atkinson (Helm) SA Clark C Chessum N Simmons
Crew O Atkinson (Cox) S Watts (Mech) S McCarthy M Rowe A Short N Cousins C Chessum.
13/08/18 Diverted from Training to a 23 ft Yacht which had lost its anchor and rudder off Instow, vessel was towed back to its moorings with 2 pob.
Crew M Williams (Helm) S Moles D Elsemore R Ward
Crew O Atkinson (Helm) J Pavitt.
03/08/18 Launched to a jetski aground somewhere in the River Taw with 2 pob. Casualty located aground on Bassetts Ridge. Due to the lack of water the Boarding boat was tasked to assist in recovering the 2 casualties back to Appledore.
Crew Simon McCarthy N Simmons S Ayres Glyn Stanbury.
31/07/18 Launched to a report of 2 children in an Inflatable off Saunton Beach, but boat was stood down on Launch as inflatable was further down the beach safe and well.
Crew J Pavitt R Coburn S Moles.
25/07/18 Launched to 2 persons trapped on a sandbank between Instow and Appledore. On arrival of the boarding boat, it was found the 2 people were waiting for the tide to refloat their yacht which was moored near by.
Crew J Pavitt (helm) G Stanbury M Williams.
15/07/18 Launched to a small boat drifting down the river, ILB located the vessel in the south tail, and towed the boat back to Churchfeilds carpark.
Crew A Short(Helm) A Atkinson P Atkinson SA Clark
Crew M Cox(Cox) T Bowen (Mech) S McCarthy A Atkinson M Williams G Stanbury M Rowe
08/07/18 Launched to 2 children in the water off Crow point. shouting for Help. On arrival of the ILB, they came across 2 teenagers and 1 male on body boards caught in the tide. These people were taken ashore at Instow.
Crew N Ayres (Helm) A Short SA Clark A Atkinson
07/07/18 Launched to a report of a small vessel in Difficulty off Bideford quay, on arrival of the ILB they came across a small vessel with engine failure, but had managed to drift close to the quay to get a rope ashore.
Crew N Ayres(Helm) S Moles D Atkinson A Hallett
04/07/18 Launched to 2 persons in the water between Instow and Appledore. On arrival of the BB these people were wading across, and one person fell into a pit. The BB watched them cross to safety before RTB.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) G Stanbury A Atkinson
Crew G Stanbury (Helm) D Elsemore S Moles N Cousins
03/07/18 Launched to a jetski with 2 pob aground off Fremington, due to the lack of water the BB was also tasked
Crew A Short(Helm) N Ayres R Ward R Coburn
02/07/18 Launched to a possible missing person off Westward Ho! Beach, after several hours of searching with other units the search was stood down.
Crew A Short(Helm) N Ayres M Williams SA Clark
Crew A Short (Helm) N Simmons D Elsemore M Williams
27/06/18 ILB Diverted on Exercise to a report of a inflatable drifting offshore of Westward Ho! Beach. ILB was stood down when on scene as 2 paddleboarders were deflating it and returning it to the shore.
Crew A Short (Helm) D Elsemore S McCarthy R Coburn.
Crew J pavitt (Helm) A Hallett S Moles.
25/06/18 Launched to a male who was seen to jump over a safety barrier into the River Torridge nr the Police station. area searched with nothing found.
Crew A Atkinson (Helm) N Ayres SA Clark R Ward.
23/06/18 Launched to an unmanned boat off Greysands. Boat towed back to Appledore and Placed on a mooring.
Crew S McCarthy (Helm) A Hallett Glyn Stanbury SA Clark
21/06/18 Launched to a report of a sunken vessel drifting off Instow Beach. On arrival the crew found a submerged Yacht. Vessel was left in its postion for others to recover.
Crew A Atkinson (Helm) M Williams A Hallett M Rowe.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) A Atkinson S Moles N Simmons.
Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) S McCarthy D Elsemore A Atkison M Williams.
14/06/18 Launched to a report of a 14yr old boy in the water between Croyde and Baggy point. Person managed to scramble to the rocks and awaited the emergency services.
Crew N Ayres (Helm) Stu A Clark R ward J Pavitt
Crew G Stanbury Glyn Stanbury M Rowe.
02/06/18 Launched to a small Triamaran which ran over a navigation buoy and was stuck. crew assisted to free vessel.
Crew M Williams (Helm) N Ayres D Elsemore N Simmons.
Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) A Atkinson S McCarthy C Beer.
31/05/18 Launched to a report of 2 persons cut off by the tide off W/Ho!. ILB veered down , and sent a swimmer ashore to rescue the 2 teenagers , then transferring them to the ALB.
Crew N Ayres(Helm) S Ayres, M Williams, M Rowe.
31/05/18 Launched following a call to the station of 3 teenagers caught in the tide off Instow Beach. BB recovered the 3 teenagers, then rescued the father who also got into difficulty, trying to help the 3 teenagers.
Crew O Atkinson (Helm) M Rowe G Stanbury.
Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) D Atkinson M Williams D Elsemore N Simmons S McCarthy.
17/06/18 Diverted while on exercise to a report of a swimmer in difficulty off the Haunted House W/Ho!. Person was safe and well.
Crew S McCarthy (Helm) G Stanbury N Simmons M Rowe.
07/05/18 Launched to a person in the water near the Beaver having fallen out of a dinghy
Crew O Atkinson (Helm) J Pavitt S ayres A Hallett..
Crew M Cox (Cox) J Pavitt (Mech) G Stanbury A Atkinson D Elsemore S Ayres
03/05/18 Launched to a report of Flares being sighted near Croyde Bay, a Thorough search of the area was conducted with nothing found.
Crew O Atkinson (Helm) S McCarthy M Williams D Atkinson.
01/05/18 Launched to a small boat adrift near the shipyard.
Crew S McCarthy (Helm) S Moles D Elsemore C Chessum.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) S Ayres S McCarthy S Moles.
Crew A Short (Helm) N Ayres M Williams S Moles.
14/04/18 Launched to a Police Incident at Zeta Berth River Torridge.
Crew A Short (Helm) J Pavitt S McCarthy M Williams.
Crew N Ayres (Helm) S Ayres S A Clark
23/03/18 Launched to a Police Incident at the Taw Bridge Barnstaple.
Crew J Pavitt (Helm) S Ayres D Atkinson J Atkinson
14/03/18 While Picking up Moorings from a PR, the Boat was diverted to a report of 2 persons in an Inflatable off Newquay Ridge. The Lifeboat recovered the 2 casualties and returned them to the Lifeboat Station. Wind SE7/8.
Crew M Cox (Cox'n) G Stanbury (Mech) M Rowe S McCarthy N Simmons
10/02/18 ALB launched to a Medivac at Lundy Island to a female who had a broken leg. Casualty was brought back to the main land by lifeboat, after being given first aid by the crew. Service lasted 6.5 hrs.
Crew G Stanbury (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) S McCarthy J Pavitt R Ward Nat Simmons C Chessum
02/02/18 ILB launched following a report of a concern of welfare for a male moving his houseboat . Vessel was found safe and well, along with the Owner ashore at yelland oil jetty .
Crew A Atkinson (Helm) S McCarthy (Helm) D Atkinson Glyn Stanbury
Crew A Short (Helm) S Moles R Coburn N Simmons