Looe Lifeboats

15 June 2018 Paged 4.36 pm Launched 4.43 pm Atlantic 85 B-894   Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of a kayaker in difficulties 500 metres off shore to the west of the Hore Stone.                                    The casualty was bought on board the inshore lifeboat and our volunteer crew took him back to Looe lifeboat Station. 14 June 2018 Paged 7.15 pm Launched 7.20 pm D Class D-741 Ollie Naismith Assist an open boat with six persons on board drifting between the Millpool and Trenant Point with a fouled propeller / rudder.                                Our volunteer lifeboat crew removed a rope from the rudder, allowing them to continue their evening boat trip. 6 June 2018 Paged 7.18 pm Launch N/A as already on the water          Atlantic 85 B-894    Sheila and Dennis Tongue II                                     D Class D-741   Ollie Naismith Re tasked during training to reports of a paddle boarder in difficulties off Seaton beach.                                    Our volunteer lifeboat crew confirmed the paddle boarder was not in difficulty and stood by until the paddle boarder returned to Seaton beach. 27 May 2018 Paged 9.38 pm Launched 9.42 pm D Class D-741 Ollie Naismith Reports of a kayaker in difficulties 400 yards off second beach.                                    Our volunteer lifeboat crew confirmed the kayaker was OK although feeling tired. The crew stood by until the kayaker returned safely onto Millendreath beach. 27 May 2018 Paged 3.15 am Launched 3.25 am D Class D-741 Ollie Naismith Multi agency rescue of a person at the bottom of the river embankment on Sandplace Road                                    Volunteer lifeboat crew transferred casualty into lifeboat and returned to the boathouse where the casualty was handed over into the care of the ambulance service. 21 May 2018 Paged 4.56 pm Atlantic 85 B-894 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of an exhausted stand up paddle boarder off Seaton beach.                                     Volunteer lifeboat crew and RNLI Lifeguards transferred casualty into the lifeboat and bought safely back to shore. 6 May 2018 Paged 3.35 pm Launched 3.40 pm D Class D-741 Ollie Naismith Assist a teenager fallen on rocks over on second beach                                    Taken by lifeboat back to the boathouse where the casualty was reunited with her parent. 5 May 2018 Paged 2.39 pm Launched 2.45 pm Atlantic 85 B-894 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II                                     D Class D-741 Ollie Naismith Reports of a female in difficulties in the sea off Seaton beach                                    Our volunteer crew quickly bought her onboard the Atlantic 85 and returned to Looe Lifeboat Station where the female was handed over into the care of paramedics. 4 May 2018 Paged 5.24 pm Launched 5.30 pm D Class D-741 Ollie Naismith Reports of a male in difficulties on rocks off Talland beach.                                     Our volunteer crew confirmed the male was not in trouble and was attempting to attract the attention of a passing 28 April 2018 Paged 11.46 am D Class D-741 Ollie Naismith Reports of a broken down jet ski off Talland bay                                     Quickly locating the jet ski our volunteer crew towed the jet ski back to Looe harbour. 19 April 2018 Paged 2.26 pm Launched 2.35 pm Atlantic 85 B-894 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist a Looe inshore crabber with engine failure                                     Volunteer crew established a line and due to the low tide towed the crabber to a mooring off East Looe beach.                                     13 March 2018 Paged 1.25 pm Launched 1.29 pm Atlantic 85 B-894 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II, D Class D-741 Ollie Naismith Reports of a hang glider on rocks above Freathy beach                                     Crews found the male pilot uninjured on rocks above a deep gully. Pilot taken by D Class inshore lifeboat to coastguard teams waiting on Portwrinkle beach. 3 March 2018 Launch 8.10 am Atlantic 85 B-894 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist Looe fishing trawler Paravel suffering engine problems.                                     Volunteer crew established a line and towed the trawler back to her berth on East Looe Quay. 26 January 2018 Shore based incident - Assist an elderly lady who stumbled and fell in Fore Street                                     5 of our volunteer crew administered first aid and oxygen keeping her as comfortable as possible until ambulance paramedics took over her care 16 December 2017 Reports of a male in the water off Seaton beach                                     Crews located the male wet and cold by the river mouth. Returned to the beach and after medical assessment handed over into the care of Coastguard teams. 23 October 2017 Reports of a female in difficulties on cliffs at Seaton                                     Crews stood down shortly after launch as female safe with shore based teams. 1 October 2017 Multi agency search for following reports of persons in water off West Looe Quay                                     Crews stood down after an extensive search found nothing. 26 September 2017 Multi agency search for overdue fishing vessel                                     Rescued two casualties from hull of overturned vessel, continued to search for third missing person until stood down. 28 August 2017 Reports of a broken down 28' cabin cruiser 2 miles SW Polperro.                                   Towed into Polperro 22 August 2017 First shout Reports of 2 children in difficulties swimming by the banjo Pier.                                   On arrival found to be safely back on the beach Shout #2 Reports of 3 persons cut off by the tide on second beach.                                   On arrival found to be safely back on the beach Shout #3 Reports of an exhausted swimmer on Plaidy beach.                                   Administered first aid and handed into the care of the Ambulance service. Shout #4 Reports of a person fallen off a kayak between Looe Island and Hannafore.                                   On arrival found to be safely back on the shore. 18 August 2017 Reports of a young girl on an inflatable being blown out to sea from East Looe beach.                                   Picked up and reunited with her family at the boathouse 12 August 2017 Reports of a missing kayaker at Downderry.                                   Volunteer crews stood down as boats launching - kayaker found 6 August 2017 Reports of a broken down speedboat by the Banjo Pier. Towed back into harbour 5 August 2017 Assist in search for missing male swimmer. Casualty transferred to hospital by Air Ambulance. 5 August 2017 Assist with male child fallen on Pen rocks, East Looe beach. Casualty transferred to hospital by Air Ambulance. 12 July 2017 During training tasked to a broken down dinghy drifting 2 miles south of Looe, towed back to Millendreath 8 July 2017 Whilst at Polperro Water carnival volunteer crew responded to a "pan pan" call from a broken down speedboat west of Polperro.                                    20 June 2017 Assist in a search for a missing male last seen on East Looe beach 18 June 2017 Reports of a 20' speedboat with engine failure off Looe Island 17 June 2017 Reports of a 16' cabin cruiser run out of fuel one mile south of Looe 26 May 2017 Reports of an elderly female cut off on rocks by the outer harbour at Polperro 23 April 2017 Reports of an unoccupied fishing boat drifting off Seaton beach 22 April 2017 Reports of a person stuck on cliffs to the East of Downderry
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
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