It was named 'the Gladys Hilda Mustoe' in honour of a late patron of the charity, who left them with a donation to pay for the boat.Read the full story ›
Volunteer crews were called out on Saturday to save a speedboat that ran aground on sand flats in the River Exe. No one had life jacketsRead the full story ›
The Weston-super-Mare RNLI crew has rescued six people off Weston-super-Mare's Birnbeck Island in the last two weeks.Read the full story ›
The brothers from Bristol were fishing off rocks at Treyarnon Bay when they were swept out to sea and drowned by accident.Read the full story ›
People heading to the coasts of Devon and Cornwall this half-term break are being urged to visit a lifeguarded beach.
The RNLI says they're put in extra lifeguards on patrol along some of the busiest beaches.
- Praa Sands
- Watergate Bay
- Towan and Mawgan Porth
The RNLI says people should not enter the water if they see someone in trouble, but call 999 or 112 and ask for the coastguard. If you have something that floats, throw it to them.
Children were among those rescued by the RNLI in Newquay – after a rising tide left them stranded.Read the full story ›
An all-weather lifeboat crew was called to rescue a man who had slipped and fallen off from the Armchair Rock area near Paignton.Read the full story ›
A mother from Newquay is backing the RNLI's sea safety campaign after her son drowned three years ago.Read the full story ›
As the South West's beaches get busier over the summer the RNLI is urging people to stay safe in the water.Read the full story ›
A young man has been rescued by lifeguards near Kingsbridge after his kayak began to take on water and he was at risk of capsizing.Read the full story ›