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Exmouth RNLI rescue Jack Russell after cliff fall

Inshore lifeboat George Bearman launched at 8.32pm on 16 June to recover a Jack Russell who had fallen from Orcombe Point whilst chasing rabbits.


Exmouth RNLI tow broken down fishing boat to safety

At 6.29pm, Brixham Coastguard tasked inshore lifeboat, George Bearman to help tow a broken down fishing boat drifting in the river Exe, close to the marina.

By 6.33pm, the three crew volunteers were on the water and heading towards Bull Hill, near the entrance to busy Exmouth marina. It was a sunny day a slight onshore South-westerly breeze and flat calm sea.

The 19-foot Tremlett had suffered engine failure and another local boat had attempted to tow the stricken vessel to safety and attach it to a mooring. The volunteers were tasked to take over the rescue and tow the fishing boat to safety, to Cockwood harbour. George Bearman was back on service by 7.30pm.


£1M support helps fund local lifesaver at Exmouth RNLI

A new volunteer crew member at Exmouth RNLI lifeboat station has had a vital part of their crew training funded by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation. The course immediately followed an intensive period of Shannon class lifeboat familiarisation at Exmouth.


Brownies lend a hand to support Exmouth RNLI

On the evening of 21 May, Exmouth RNLI volunteers hosted 20 Brownies from 1st Woodbury Brownie pack. The girls had raised £294.20 for their local lifeboat station in a very unusual way.


First call-out for the first Shannon in the South West

Portland Coastguard requested assistance from Exmouth RNLI’s new all-weather lifeboat at 6.09pm on 31 May after a diver was overdue returning to his party in Lyme Bay.


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