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22 April 2021 Paged N/A Launched 4.10 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of a possible kite surfer in trouble by Looe Island Nobody found in difficulty, kite recovered and returned to station 22 April 2021 Paged 3.45 pm Launched 3.55 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of two kayakers in difficulties off Downderry Casualties taken back to Looe Lifeboat Station and handed into the care of paramedics 15 April 2021 Paged 7.53 pm Launched 8.02 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 8.08 D Class Ollie Naismith Volunteer crews requested to launch by Falmouth Coastguard Operations centre No further details will be released 16 April 2021 Paged 6.51 pm Launched 6.59 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a kayak in difficulties close to Looe Nobody found in distress, false alarm with good intent 17 April 2021 Paged 6.46 pm Launched 6.54 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 6.56 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of two persons cut off by the tide between Tregantle and Freathy Casualties taken back to Tregantle beach 10 April 2021 Paged .5.34 pm Launched 5.42 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of two persons on a paddleboard having difficulties returning to shore at Talland Casualties escorted safely ashore 4 April 2021 Paged 1021 am Launched 10.33 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assess and assist 3 persons on board a sports fishing boat experiencing electrical problems 8 miles south of Looe Boat escorted back to moorings in Looe river 12 March 2021 Paged 12.28 pm Launched 12.38 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a white overturned hull in Looe bay Identified as an 8m long whale carcass drifting off the Rannies 27 February 2021 Paged 12.22 pm Launched 12.30 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist 3 persons, onboard a 6m rib on rocks at Polhawn Cove With 2 persons onshore in the care of coastguard teams, volunteer crew escorted rib to Royal William Yard, Plymouth 18 February 2021 Paged 1.29 pm Launched 1.36 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of a kayaker in difficulties on the Limmicks, second beach Volunteer crew picked up the kayaker and returned them to Hannafore beach 8 February 2021 Paged 6.12 pm Launched 6.23 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 6.24 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of two kayakers in difficulties between Looe Island and Hannafore Volunteer crew picked up one casualty from the island beach and took them back to meet Looe Coastguard team who were with the second casualty on Hannafore beach 22 December 2020 Paged 3.34 pm Launched 3.43 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of 10m cabin cruiser suffering engine problems 1nm south of the Rannies cardinal marker 17 December 2020 Paged 4.19 pm Launched 4.28 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 4.29 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of two persons cut off by the tide at Tregantle 7 December 2020 Paged 2.58 pm Launched 3.04 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of a paddleboarder in difficulties between Plaidy and Seaton 29 November 2020 Paged 4.51 pm Launched 5.00pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist 23’ fishing boat with two persons on board, taking on water off Downderry 17 November 2020 Paged 3.47 pm Launched 3.55 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of an empty kayak drifting off the eastern side of second beach. 4 November 2020 Paged 4.59 pm Launched 5.08 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 5.09 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Assist 23’ fishing boat with two persons on board, taking on water, 1 nm south east of Downderry 21 October 2020 Paged 8.50 am Launched 8.59 am D Class Ollie Naismith Report of upturned kayaks or paddleboards drifting between Plaidy and Millendreath. 14 October 2020 Paged 3 pm Launched 3.08 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of two persons, between Plaidy and Millendreath, cut off by the tide 3 October 2020 Paged 5.29 pm Crew assemble Crew’s assistance requested by Looe Coastguard team 17 September 2020 Paged 3.35 pm Launched 3.41 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 3.46 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of two kayakers in difficulties to the west of Portwrinkle 11 September 2020 Paged 1.16 pm Launched 1.22 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Assist 4 persons on a small speedboat in difficulties by the Millpool slipway 4 September 2020 Paged 7.13 pm Launched 7.16 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched at the request of HM Coastguard 27 August 2020 Paged 7.16 pm Launched 7.22 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of 3 persons on 2 kayaks in difficulties off Hannafore Point 19 August 2020 Paged 4.11 pm Request to launch Atlantic 85 Report of a surfer in difficulty off Downderry 18 August 2020 Launched 10.45 am D Class Ollie Naismith Assist local boat sustaining damage in Looe bay 5 August 2020 Paged 4.59 pm Launched 5.07  D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 5.08 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of two persons in water by a yacht moored off Plaidy beach 25July 2020 Paged 7.26 pm Launched 7.37 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 7.39 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of four people cut off by the tide between Downderry and Portwrinkle 14 July 2020 Paged 12.49 pm Launched 12.56 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 1.19 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Assist a yacht with four persons on board drifting with a disabled rudder 25 June 2020 Paged 4.48 pm Launched 4.55 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of two persons in difficulties in the water off Tregantle beach 22 June 2020 Paged 4.57 pm Launched 5.05 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launched 5.07 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist a person injured after falling from a kayak west of Portwrinkle 20 June 2020 Paged 6.41 pm Launched 6.50 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of three persons cut off by the tide at Talland 13 June 2020 Paged 6.42 pm Launched 6.51 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of an empty dinghy drifting at the back of Looe Island 10 June 2020 Paged 6.08 pm Launched 6.15 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of a person fallen onto rocks below Nailzee Point 9 June 2020 Paged 5.16 pm Launched 5.26 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of three people cut off by the tide somewhere between Looe and Portwrinkle 9 June 2020 Paged 8.08 am Launched 8.20 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Investigate debris reported floating 10 miles south of Looe 6 June 2020 Paged 10.25 am Launched 10.34 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of two windsurfers in difficulties east of Downderry 4 June 2020 Paged 6.08 pm Launched 6.17 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist two persons on board a 21’ searay boat with engine problems 200m east of Looe Island 31 May 2020 Paged 1.10 am Launched 1.20 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Launched 1.21 am D Class Ollie Naismith Tasking request to launch both boats 27 May 2020 Paged 4.41 pm Launched 4.49 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist crew member on a boat 9 miles south of Looe 25 May 2020 Paged 4.39 pm Request to launch D Class Ollie Naismith Report of multiple persons in difficulties over on Whitsand bay 26 May 2020 Paged 4.10 pm Launched 4.20 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist two persons on board a 20’ bayliner boat with engine problems by Looe Island 26 May 2020 Paged 9.39 pm Launched 9.47 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of an empty green kayak drifting off Portwrinkle beach 6 February 2020 Paged 11.56 am Launched 12.04 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a kayaker in difficulties off Seaton 2019 23 November 2019 Paged 6.01 pm Launch cancelled 6.04 pm Coastguard request to launch both boats 19 November 2019 Paged 10.17 pm Launched 10.28 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Concerns for a trawler sinking on it’s moorings 9 November 2019 Paged 10.28 pm Launched 10.38 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launch requested to assist Devon & Cornwall Police 9 November 2019 Paged 2.07 pm Launched 2.15 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of three kayakers in difficulty off Talland 15 September 2019 Paged 5.10 am Launched 5.21 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist 1 person on board a 17’ dory with engine problems, lost in fog between Looe and Seaton 25 August 2019 Paged 12.06 pm Launched 12.13 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist a crabber with engine problems 1 mile south of Downderry 22 August 2019 Paged 2.30 pm Crew assemble Injured Merlin Rocket sailor bought ashore by Looe Sailing Club safety boat 20 August 2019 Paged 8.50 pm Launched 8.55 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist 3 persons on board a 16 foot speedboat with engine problems 1 mile South of Millendreath 18 August 2019 Paged 4.54 pm Launched 4.58 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of a kayaker in difficulty off Looe Island 17 August 2019 Paged 2.51 pm Launched 2.59 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of 2 teenagers in difficulty on a blue kayak / dinghy between Talland and Polperro 2 August 2019 Paged 6.25 pm Launched 6.30 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of 4 persons cut off by tide at Plaidy 30 July 2019 Paged 3.06 pm Launched 3.10 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Launch requested to assist Devon & Cornwall Police and SW Ambulance service 29 June 2019 Paged 6.59 pm Launched 7.04 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of an empty kayak with an object close by off Plaidy beach 28 June 2019 Shout 1 Paged 11.28 am Launched 11.32 am D Class Ollie Naismith Report of an inflatable blown out to sea past the Banjo Pier 28 June 2019 Shout 2 Paged 12.44 pm Launched N/A D Class Ollie Naismith Report of an inflatable blown offshore 28 June 2019 Shout 3 Paged 2.54 pm Launched 2.58 pm D Class Ollie Naismith Report of an inflatable blown offshore with two persons onboard 28 June 2019 Shout 4 Paged 4.49 pm Launched 4.55 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of an 18’ boat with 3 persons on board run out of fuel 3 miles south east of Looe 26 July 2019 Paged 2.26 pm Launched 2.32 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Report of a broken down dinghy with two persons onboard, 200m off Millendreath beach 23 July 2019 Paged 5.07 pm Launched 5.10 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assisted a fishing trawler taking on water approx 15 miles SSW of Looe 7 July 2019 Paged 12.44 pm Launched 12.52 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II D Class Ollie Naismith Report of a group of kayakers overdue from Millendreath beach 30 June 2019 Paged 3.36 pm Launched 3.46 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist British Divers Marine Life Rescue and Looe Coastguard team with a stranded dolphin on Hannafore 22 June 2019 Shout 1 Paged 4.45 pm Launched 4.50 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of three kayakers in difficulties off Looe Island Shout 2 Paged 9 pm Launched 9.08 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of a boat in difficulties off Millendreath beach 22 June 2019 Paged 3.15 pm Launched 3.23 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II D Class Ollie Naismith Reports of a boat on rocks off Millendreath beach 21 June 2019 Paged 10.46 am Launched 10.52 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II D Class Ollie Naismith Assist SW Ambulance service with a casualty on Looe Island 16 May 2019 Shout 1 Paged 6.25 am Launched 6.34 am Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Assist a crabber with engine problems off Colmer rocks 16 May 2019 Shout 2 Paged 3.07 pm Launched 3.12 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of dog in the water / on cliffs by Sharrow Point 13 May 2019 Paged 6.30 pm Launched 6.36 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II Reports of a kite surfer in difficulties off Seaton beach 21 April 2019 Shout 1 Paged 4.14 pm Launched 4.24 pm Atlantic 85 Sheila and Dennis Tongue II and D Class Ollie Naismith Multi agency casualty evacuation from Freathy beach
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