Looe Lifeboats

Our Team

The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea Royal National Lifeboat Institution, a charity registered in England and Wales (209603) and Scotland (SC037736). Registered charity number 20003326 in the Republic of Ireland


David Haines                 Lifeboat Operations Manager          Boatman Jeff Penhaligon              Deputy Launch Authority                Retired Harbourmaster Nick Pope                      Deputy Launch Authority                     Marine Biologist Dave Jackman              Helm          RNLI Coastal Infrastructure John Crabb                   Helm          Builder Brian Bowdler               Helm          Commercial Fisherman Gareth Shaw                 Helm          HM Coastguard Officer Toby Bray                      Helm          Shop Owner Clive Palfrey                  Helm         Trawl Net Maker and supplier Dan Margetts                Helm          Marine Engineer and Fisherman Matt Jaycock                 Helm          Garage Owner and Motor Mechanic Richard Porter                 Crew                    Boatbuilder and Boatman Jamie Curtis                    Crew                   Health and Fitness Instructor Dr Dale Staff                   Crew / LMA          GP Nathaniel Rothwell         Crew                   Car Restorer Aaron Rix                        Crew                   Builder Rob Deakin                     Crew                   Barman / Chef Alistair Pearn                  Crew                    Boatyard Owner Dan King                         Crew                   Submarine Engineer Tom Peat                        Crew                   Skip Hire Jack Spree                      Crew                   Plumber Gordon Jones                  Crew                   Plumber Paul Barley          Tractor Driver                       Harbour Staff Paul Crossley      Tractor Driver                       Restaurant Owner Del Palfrey           Tractor Driver                       Net Rigger John Pope           Tractor Driver                        Estate Agent Richard Rix          Tractor Driver                        Restaurant Manager Chris Lewis           Tractor Driver                        Cafe Owner Graham Rich       Tractor Driver / Mechanic       Painter and Decorator Guy Cooper             Shore Crew             Building Inspector Victoria Thomas      Shore Crew              Royal Navy Nurse James Chudleigh    Shore Crew              Painter and Decorator Ian Foster                       Lifeboat Press officer                           Retired Jasper Graham-Jones     Community Safety Advisor                Marine Engineer Lecturer Sue Foster                       Community Safety Advisor                Project Manager

Station Guides

Graham Morris Team Leader Brian Carvey Enys Dan Mike Field Carol Foster Ian Foster David Jones Ray Jowle Shady lane David Parker Paul Sedgbeer Mike Smith Paul Whitehouse
With your support, we save lives at sea We save lives by providing a 24-hour lifeboat search and rescue service, seasonal lifeguards, water safety education and initiatives, and flood rescue response. 
At the 2018 Rotary Cub of Looe Valley president’s evening, Looe RNLI volunteer Lifeboat Operations Manager David Haines received an award for his vocational and voluntary work to the community of Looe.