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Royal Fleet Auxiliary crew donate money to Falmouth RNLI

The RFA Cardigan Bay recently returned to the UK after completing an important mission in the Middle East lasting just over four years. While away, members of the ship’s crew decided to collect foreign coins and notes for the RNLI and the money was handed over to Falmouth RNLI by Able Seaman Brian Sherring at Falmouth lifeboat station.

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Vic Bayliss recently retired as one of the station’s volunteer boat guides. Vic showed visitors around Falmouth lifeboats for 25 years. He was thanked for his long service to the station by Robert Thompson,  Falmouth RNLI Lifeboat Visits and Education Officer and Falmouth RNLI Coxswain Jonathan Blakeston.


Falmouth RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew thank their employers for their support

An employers’ evening was recently held at Falmouth lifeboat station to thank them for their continued support by allowing their employees time off work to crew Falmouth lifeboats when there’s a shout.

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School children raise money for Falmouth RNLI

Class 1 children from Cusgarne School recently made a visit to the station and after their tour of the lifeboats, presented a cheque for £143. Well done and thank you very much!

Prompt action by Falmouth RNLI volunteers saves life

At 8:38 pm on Saturday 25th June the lifeboat volunteers were alerted to the fact that a person had been reported in the water near Falmouth Docks. They launched at 8:42 and were on the scene at 8:44pm.

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Medical evacuation of live-aboard sailor carried out by Falmouth RNLI volunteers

Early on Tuesday morning the inshore lifeboat crew were paged to attend to a sailor, living aboard a yacht in the Truro River, who had woken that morning feeling unwell and vomiting.

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Schooner Spirit of Falmouth Towed back to Falmouth Harbour after suffering engine problems

The pagers alerted Falmouth RNLI volunteer lifeboat crew to the fact that Spirit of Falmouth, a replica pilot schooner on route to Fowey, was suffering gearbox problems several miles to the east of Anthony head.

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Falmouth Lifeboat Station visits

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Launches so far this year: 41

All-weather 13, Inshore 27, Boarding Boat 1

Falmouth RNLI Volunteer Opportunity

Could you volunteer for the RNLI at Falmouth Lifeboat Station as the Lifeboat Management Group Chair?
Click here to find out more or contact the station here.

Forthcoming Events

Falmouth Quayside Service Custom House Quay Sunday 7 August 6.30pm
Falmouth RNLI Fun Day and the Red Arrows Wednesday 10 August
Falmouth RNLI Garden Fete
Falmouth Hotel Sunday 14 August 1pm-4pm
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Current position of Falmouth’s Severn class all-weather lifeboat Richard Cox Scott

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