Sidmouth Lifeboat recovers after an early morning callout on 24th September 2021

At 5.01am, Sidmouth Lifeboat launched and commenced a shoreline search for a vulnerable missing person, along with Sidmouth and Beer coastguard teams, police and Sidmouth Fire Service. Police had already conducted a search of the seafront area with no success. The missing person was found safe and well in the Port Royal vicinity, and all…

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Sidmouth Lifeboat tows a stricken boat to safety

At around 18:15, a member of the public contacted Sidmouth Lifeboat boathouse to report that his son had phoned him from his kayak and was struggling to paddle back in against the tide. The lifeboat launched and located the kayaker, a little tired but otherwise in good spirits, around 1.5 miles off the coast of…

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Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat

Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat was tasked to two persons reported to be in difficulty on Little Picket Rock. On arrival, the Lifeboat assessed both individuals and determined they were well and both wearing wetsuits. Due to the rising tide, the Lifeboat monitored their progress back to Jacobs Ladder Beach where they were met by Beer Coastguard…

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Sidmouth Lifeboat was tasked to evacuate a casualty with a suspected broken ankle from Littlecombe Shute. The casualty had already been attended to and stretchered to the shore by Beer Coastguard Rescue Team, who then stretchered her 450m along the shore, to a point they believed would be accessible to the lifeboat in the prevailing…

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Sidmouth Lifeboat Crew were tasked to a lady who had fallen on the slope down to the beach. The casualty had sustained a suspected fracture and a cut to her ankle, with bruising and swelling.The Lifeboat Crew provided fist aid, applied a vacuum splint and stretchered the casualty into the boathouse to wait for family…

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In the third callout within 24 hours, Sidmouth Lifeboat launched to assist the coastguard with a search for a missing male. The lifeboat conducted a shore line search between Ladram Bay and Salcombe Mouth. After nothing was found, the lifeboat was stood down at 12:45. Once again, many thanks to all involved.

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Sidmouth Lifeboat was placed on immediate standby, kitted up at the lifeboat station, to assist police and coastguard with a potential incident. Not related to the callout earlier in the evening. At 04:00 the incident had resolved and all units were stood down.Many thanks to everyone involved.

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Sidmouth Lifeboat Callout 14 April at 2000

Whilst returning to station following a training session, Sidmouth Lifeboat was tasked to assist Devon & Cornwall Police alongside Beer Coastguard Rescue Team, Exmouth Coastguard Rescue Team and Exmouth RNLI. Following an extensive search from Ladram Bay to Salcombe Mouth, then Sidmouth to Salcombe Mouth, Sidmouth Lifeboat was stood down.

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Sidmouth Lifeboat was tasked to assist Beer Coastguard Rescue Team with a search for an inflatable dingy that had launched at Seaton and was heading out to sea in a strong NE breeze, with two persons on board. Whilst preparing to launch, the lifeboat was put on standby before being stood down at 14:38, as the dinghy…

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Sidmouth Lifeboat was paged at 00:22, on standby to assist Exmouth Coastguard Rescue Team, Beer Coastguard Rescue Team, Devon & Cornwall Police and Senior Coastguard operations officer to an incident on the coast. Sidmouth Lifeboat stood down without needing to launch at 01:20. As always, many thanks to everyone involved.

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