At 1.20pm this afternoon the Penlee Inshore lifeboat ‘Mollie and Ivor Dent’ launched on service to assist a person and 2 dogs cut off by the tide just east of Porthleven Harbour. Porthleven Coastguard Team and Mullion Coastguard Rescue Team were also tasked to attend this incident. Once on scene the ILB dropped a crew […]
Another launch this evening for the Penlee Inshore lifeboat ‘Mollie and Ivor Dent’. At 7.00pm, a small rib with three persons onboard, broke down about 200-metres east of Penzance Harbour. A fresh easterly wind was blowing the rib towards rocks near the Pump House behind Penzance Railway Station. Falmouth Coastguard Operations Centre requested the help […]
During the early hours, whilst most of us were sleeping, the volunteer crew of our Inshore lifeboat ‘Mollie and Ivor Dent’ were assisting Devon & Cornwall Police with an incident off Penzance Promenade, the lifeboat launched at 02:20 and returned at 04:00 – no further details available.
At 4.15pm this afternoon the Penlee all-weather lifeboat ‘Ivan Ellen’ and her volunteer crew launched on service after receiving a tasking request from the Falmouth Coastguard Operations Centre.A 10-metre fishing vessel with two persons onboard had suffered engine failure 9 miles SSE of Newlyn. As the lifeboat proceeded to the scene the experienced skipper reported […]
A quick dash across Mount’s Bay yesterday afternoon for the crew of our Inshore lifeboat…two members of the public were cut off by the tide on Chapel Rock, Marazion. Successfully rescued and returned safely to the shore. Crew : Helm James Roberts, Andrew Wood, Amy Smith & Tom Matson. RNLI Volunteer Press Officer Elaine Bawden […]
Penlee all-weather relief lifeboat ‘Volunteer Spirit’ and her volunteer crew launched at 1.30am this morning after receiving a tasking request from the Falmouth Coastguard Operations Centre. A single handed yachtsman was in difficulties 9 nautical miles SSW of Mousehole after losing steering in a strong easterly wind that was blowing up to 30 knots and […]