2019 Shouts: YTD  Total 24  Plus 8 stand down

Tamar-class Lifeboat 20/07/19 Launched to a surfer in difficulties off Westward Ho!.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 20/07/19 Launched to a surfer in difficulties off westward Ho!

 Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 13/07/19 Launched to a police incident at Barnstaple Bridge.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 08/07/19 Launched to a drifting kayak between the two Bideford bridges.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 07/07/19 Launched to a 20ft motorboat disabled with a fire off Crow. vessel towed to Appledore

Tamar-class Lifeboat 22/06/19 Launched to provide back up to incident below, also to recover 3 people who went to assist the faller, using the Y-Class inflatable.

Crew K Sargent (Staff Cox) M Cox (Mech) J Pavitt G Stanbury S Ayres D Atkinson M Williams.

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 22/06/19 Launched to a report of a person fallen down rocks at Westward Ho. 2 crew went ashore to assist helicopter paramedic.

Crew A Short (Helm) A Hallett R Coburn S A Clark

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat21/06/19 Launched to check out 3 swimmers reported in trouble off WestwardHo beach, whilst on route persons made shore safely.

Crew M Williams (Helm) A Hallett S Moles R Coburn

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat18/06/19 while on exercise the ILB was diverted by the ALB to a broken down jet ski with 1 pob. Ski towed back to Churchfields slipway.

Crew S McCarthy (Helm) K Sargent C Chessum R Ward

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat18/06/19 See below info

Crew S McCarthy M Rowe N Simmons A Chiles

Atlantic 75 LifeboatLaunched to assist police and Clovelly ILB for a missing person. Person found safe and well.

Crew J Pavitt (Helm) N Cousins R Coburn C Chessum

Atlantic 75 LifeboatLaunched to a 26ft yacht aground on the Bar. 3 persons picked up and landed ashore. Yacht was left in place until it washed ashore. vessel has now been recovered.

Crew K Sargent(Helm) M Rowe S Ayres N Simmons

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat01/06/19 Launched to a police incident at Bideford

Crew A Short (helm) R Coburn D Atkinson C Chessum

Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat 27/05/19 Launched to assist a yacht fouled on RNLI mooring in the river.

Crew A Short (Helm) S McCarthy M Williams R Coburn.

Tamar-class Lifeboat 22/05/19 Launched to a yacht NW of Lundy with 2 pob becalmed and engine failure. Tow passed to Angle lifeboat.

Crew M Cox(Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) S McCarthy S Watts R Coburn N Cousins D Atkinson

Tamar-class Lifeboat 09/05/19 Launched to search between Rocks Nose and Abbottsham for a missing person. Person found safe and well.

Crew M Cox(Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) R Ward R Coburn C Chessum D Atkinson N Simmons

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat04/05/19 Launched to persons cut off by the tide at Puttsbrough, stood by while helicopter lifted casualties.

Crew  G Stanbury (Helm) S Moles Glyn Stanbury M Rowe

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat20/04/19 Launched to two persons cut off on Zulu Bank. ILB recovered the two casualties and taken them back to the lifeboat station.

Crew N Ayres ( Helm) S Ayres S A Clark A Hallett, 


 Tamar-class Lifeboat 06/04/19 Launched to MV Oldenburg, who had fouled both it's props at Lundy. ALB was tasked to standby vessel due to shifting weather conditions, and await a tug to tow the vessel back to safety.

Crew K Sargent (Staff Cox) A Short (Mech) S McCarthy R Coburn D Elsemore A Hallett N Cousins


Tamar-class Lifeboat 20/03/19 Launched to the 35ft wooden  boat adrift in the River Toorridge, ALB located vessel off north end of Westward Ho!. Tried towing vessel back to Appledore, due to its condition it was unsafe to do so and the vessel was left to float around until it sank.

Crew M Cox (Cox) O Atkinson (Mech) J Pavitt N Simmons S McCarthy M Rowe Glyn Stanbury

Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 05/03/19 Just as crew were launching for their weekly ex, the ILB was tasked to a floating 35ft wooden boat adrift off Instow. ILB towed the vessel to Skern.

Crew A short (Helm) D Elsemore C Chessum N Cousins


Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 25/02/19 Launched to a surfer in distress off Saunton Beach. When ILB arrived on scene a surfer was seen coming ashore, and this was confirmed as the surfer thought to be in distress. ILB RTS.

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) J Pavitt A Atkinson N Cousins

Tamar-class Lifeboat 24/02/19 While on Exercise the ALB was diverted to search for a missing person at peppercombe,. Person was found by ALB Crew safe and well and advised to walk towards CG teams who were also tasked.

Crew J Pavitt (Cox) A Short (Mech) S McCarthy N Simmons L Lo-Vel CChessum                             

 Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat    13/02/19 Launched to a Police Incident at the Taw Bridge Barnstaple. ILB was stood down seconds after launching.



Atlantic 75 Lifeboat 09/01/19 Person cut off, by the tide on Zulu Bank. ILB arrived Just as the bank was going under. Casualty landed ashore safe and well.

Crew O Atkinson (Helm) J Pavitt S McCarthy  


Appledore RNLI Boarding Boat