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All-weather lifeboat – 4 October 2017

All-weather lifeboat – 4 October 2017

All-weather lifeboat launched on service at 1.05pm to reports of an explosion onboard a vessel. The news release about this incident which also involved the Fowey lifeboat and the Coastguard rescue helicopter can be read here.            

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All-weather and inshore lifeboats – 28 S

All-weather and inshore lifeboats – 28 September 2017

Report of Person in Water clinging to yacht Date: Thursday 28 September 2017 Location: Off Greenbank Quay, Penryn River Weather: SW 2, Calm Sea and No Swell, Fair Visibility, Overcast and Misty All weather lifeboat: (Launched 20:04 / Returned 22:40) – Luke Wills (2nd Coxswain), Jonathan Blakeston, Jonathan Hackwell, Neil Capper, Elliot Holman, Josh Williams, Will Allen Inshore […]

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Inshore lifeboat – 20 September 2017

Inshore lifeboat – 20 September 2017

Sailing boat reported in difficulties Date: Wednesday 20 September 2017 Location: Turnaware Bar, River Fal Weather: S 5, Slight Sea and No Swell, Fair Visibility, Overcast with Showers Inshore lifeboat: (Launched 19:07 / Released 19:46) – Jonathan Hackwell (Helmsman), Jamie Wakefield, Tamara Brookes Details: At 18:59 Falmouth Coastguard requested the launch of Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat following a VHF call […]

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Inshore lifeboat – 18 September 2017

Inshore lifeboat – 18 September 2017

Speed Boat broken down Date: Monday 18 September 2017 Location: Off Place Manor in Percuil River Weather: NW 4, Calm Sea and No Swell, Good Visibility, Sunny Periods Inshore lifeboat: (Launched 18:22 / Returned 18:59) – Neil Capper (Helmsman), Jamie Connoly, Josh Williams Details: At 18:13 Falmouth Coastguard requested the launch of Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat following a 999 […]

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All-weather lifeboat – 12 September 2017

All-weather lifeboat – 12 September 2017

Yacht Yemaya of Helford with rudder failure Date: Tuesday 12 September 2017 Location: 1 mile South of Pendennis Point Weather: SW 5, Moderate Sea and Slight Swell, Good Visibility, Overcast All weather lifeboat: (Launched 11:40 / Returned 13:12) – Dave Nicoll (Deputy 2nd Coxswain), Sandy Procter, Josh Beardmore, Adam West, Thomas Telford, Jamie Connoly, Jamie Wakefield, Will Allen Details: […]

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Inshore lifeboat – 1 September 2017

Inshore lifeboat – 1 September 2017

Hovercraft in difficulties Date: Friday 1 September 2017 Location: Off St Just, Carrick Roads Weather: N 5, Slight Sea and Swell, Good Visibility, Sunny Periods Inshore lifeboat: (Launched 13:02 / Returned 13:58) – Sandy Procter (Helmsman), Tom Bird, Jamie Wakefield Details: At 12:55 Falmouth Coastguard requested the launch of Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat following a 999 call reporting a […]

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All-weather and inshore lifeboats – 28 A

All-weather and inshore lifeboats – 28 August 2017

Report of Fire on board Motor Boat Skye Date: Monday 28 August 2017 Location: 2 miles South of Pendennis Point Weather: NE 1, Slight Sea and No Swell, Good Visibility, Sunny Periods All weather lifeboat: (Launched 10:27 / Returned 12:18) – Jonathan Blakeston (Coxswain), Carl Beardmore, Dave Nicoll, Andy Jenkin, Josh Beardmore, Neil Capper, Jamie Connoly Inshore […]

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Inshore lifeboat – 27 August 2017

Inshore lifeboat – 27 August 2017

Persons cut off by the tide Date: Sunday 27 August 2017 Location: Between Pennance Point and Swanpool Beach Weather: Var 1, Calm Sea and No Swell, Good Visibility, Clear Periods Inshore lifeboat: (Launched 22:27 / Returned 23:16) – Neil Capper (Helmsman), Jonathan Hackwell, Tom Bird Details: At 22:20 Falmouth Coastguard requested the launch of Falmouth Inshore Lifeboat following a […]

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