So far in 2014 our lifeboats have launched on 86 occasions (ALB 33, ILB 50 & BB 3)
[In 2013 the total was 87 and in 2012 we launched 81 times]
Last launch: Monday 15 September 18.35am: Inshore Lifeboat requested to assist in the evacuation of an injured person from the shoreline of the Penryn River between Greenbank Quay and Coastlines Wharf.
ALB service to the 11 meter fishing boat Morel Margh on Monday 21 July
Morel Margh under tow on Monday 21 July
LATEST NEWS: The Tall Ships and Falmouth RNLI lifeboats
As most people are aware last weekend, 29th, 30th and 31st August, saw the visit of the Tall Ships fleet to Falmouth for the start of the race to Greenwich. Many thousands of people flooded into Falmouth over the weekend to look at and visit the fleet of magnificent sailing ships.
Falmouth's Severn class all-weather lifeboat RNLB Richard Cox Scott 17-29 is currently away in Scotland for a refit. The relief Severn class lifeboat RNLB Osier 17-34 is now on station while Richard Cox Scott is away.
Falmouth's Severn class all-weather lifeboat RNLB Richard Cox Scott is fitted with AIS which shows the boat's position to the Coastguard and other AIS users. The map usually displayed below is unavailable while our Severn is away on refit. The relief all-weather lifeboat RNLB Osier 17-34 is not fitted with AIS.