And staying in the sea - two rowers from the region are on course to break a 118-year record by crossing the Atlantic in the quickest time ever.
Chris Walters and Elliott Dale from Lyme Regis have so far had to overcome injuries, huge cargo ships and gale force winds, but remain confident they will beat the 55-day record. Seth Conway reports:
A £20m scheme to stabilise land in Lyme Regis and protect it from coastal erosion is ahead of schedule, according to engineers.Read the full story ›
Plans have been submitted to save a dozen chalets from mudslides on the beach at Lyme Regis.
Nine properties have already been lost so the town council is consulting with owners with the hope of moving their properties forward to protect them. Richard Lawrence reports
The Lyme Regis town Christmas tree has been felled by strong winds.
The tree has now been completely removed as it had snapped at the base and was considered unsafe.
The students at Lyme Regis' boat building academy have marked the end of their course with a mass launch of their hard workRead the full story ›
A former teacher at a school in Lyme Regis has today been jailed for 6 years after admitting blackmailing teenage girls into posing for explicit pictures on line. Zahid Akram taught at the Woodroffe School and used to live in Exeter.
He didn't know any of his victims but after gaining their trust he threatened to tell the girls' families what they'd done. From Exeter Crown Court, Duncan Sleightholme reports.
Emergency services have carried out an extensive search of the harbour at Lyme Regis this evening after reports of a man possibly falling into the water.
Portland Coastguard was alerted around 6pm, but they're unsure if the man managed to get down from the Cobb wall, or was swept away.
There were several people taking photographs of the waves at the time, and coastguards are appealing for any witnesses to call them, or the police on 101.
A new world record was set on the beach in Lyme Regis over the weekend when 2,276 guitarists turned up to play simultaneously.
They sang the Buddy Holly classic "Rave On", beating the old record by more than 300 people.
A community run theatre in Dorset which was on the brink of closure three years ago is facing another crisis. The Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis needs £100,000 for urgent repairs to its roof. It comes as community groups prepare to take over a theatre a few miles along the coast in Weymouth.