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All-weather lifeboat – 27 September 2018

All-weather lifeboat – 27 September 2018

Falmouth All Weather Lifeboat was launched at 12:31 to assist the 7.5m Yacht Blue which had suffered engine failure while off the North Bank Buoy in the Carrick Roads. The yacht was taken in tow and returned to Falmouth Harbour where it was safely moored alongside the Port Pendennis Marina at 13:05 with the Lifeboat […]

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Lifeboat Boarding Boat – 26 September 20

Lifeboat Boarding Boat – 26 September 2018

The Falmouth Lifeboat Boarding Boat was launched at 22:44 following reports of a person in the water off North Quay in Falmouth Inner Harbour. At 22:49 it was confirmed that the person had been recovered from the water and was in police custody so the boarding boat was released to return to the station. More details to […]

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Inshore lifeboat -25 September 2018

Inshore lifeboat -25 September 2018

Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat was launched at 09:00 following a report of a Kayak adrift off Nare Head at the entrance to the Helford River. The kayak was located and although it appeared to have been unoccupied a search of the immediate area was carried out. With nothing being found the Kayak was recovered and the lifeboat […]

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All-weather and inshore lifeboats & boar

All-weather and inshore lifeboats & boarding boat – 12 September 2018

The Coastguard received a 999 call from a person who was adrift somewhere in Falmouth Harbour and was requesting assistance. Initially the Inshore Lifeboat was launched at 23:06 but when the dinghy could not be located both the All Weather Lifeboat and the stations Boarding Boat were tasked to join the search which was to be expanded […]

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Inshore lifeboat – 6 September 2018

Inshore lifeboat – 6 September 2018

Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat was launched at 02:25 to assist the police in a search for a missing person at Ponsharden in the Penryn River. The Falmouth Coastguard Cliff Rescue Team were also tasked to assist. Soon after arriving on scene it was confirmed that the casualty had been located ashore so all units were stood […]

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All weather lifeboat – 1 September 2018

All weather lifeboat – 1 September 2018

Falmouth All Weather Lifeboat was launched at 22:14 to assist the 11m French Yacht La Desinade with two persons on board which was requiring assistance off Zone Point. The yacht was on passage from France to Falmouth and its engine had failed and with poor visibility the occupants had concerns about entering the harbour. The yacht was […]

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Inshore lifeboat – 30 August 2018

Inshore lifeboat – 30 August 2018

Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat was launched at 11:25 following a report of an upturned dinghy off Trefusis Point. The dinghy was located and righted before being handed back to its owner. More details to follow shortly.

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Inshore lifeboat – 30 August 2018

Inshore lifeboat – 30 August 2018

Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat was launched at 08:11 following concerns from a member of the public for the well being of a swimmer between Greenbank and Flushing. Area searched and nothing found so Inshore Lifeboat was stood down. More details to follow shortly.

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Inshore lifeboat – 25 August 2018

Inshore lifeboat – 25 August 2018

Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat had just returned from attending the Helford Village Regatta and was in the process of being washed down and being refuelled when the Inshore Lifeboat was requested to relaunch to assist a small open boat which had broken down off Maenporth. The Inshore Lifeboat located the casualty which had run out of […]

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Inshore lifeboat – 23 August 2018

Inshore lifeboat – 23 August 2018

Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat was launched to assist two stand up paddle boards and a canoe which were being blown out to sea from Porthluney Cover in Veryan Bay. Once on scene the casualties were located on the rocks near the cove. The casualties were taken on board the Inshore Lifeboat and were taken back to the […]

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