So far in 2014 our lifeboats have launched on 51 occasions (ALB 26, ILB 23 & BB 2)
[In 2013 the total was 87 and in 2012 we launched 81 times]
Last launch: Monday 21 July - 6.25am: ALB launched to assist a 10 m fishing vessel taking on water in Gerrans Bay. ALB crew pumped out water and towed back to Falmouth.
ALB service to the 11 meter fishing boat Morel Margh on Monday 21 July
Morel Margh under tow on Monday 21 July
LATEST NEWS: Fishing vessel taking on water rescued by Falmouth all-weather lifeboat
The RNLI all-weather lifeboat and its volunteer crew were paged by the coastguard this morning at 6:25 am to go to the assistance of the 11 meter fishing boat Morel Margh some 3 miles to the south east of Anthony Light. She had reported a leak in her engine room and feared she might sink.
Falmouth's Severn class all-weather lifeboat Richard Cox Scott is fitted with AIS which shows the boat's position to the Coastguard and other AIS users. You should be able to see the lifeboat's current position on the map below. You can zoom and move the map.