Steve Bagurley from Hope Cove Lifeboat said the Maritime and Coastguard Agency are not able to "move the situation forward" on whether the Hope Cove Life Boat and its Cliff rescue team should split into separate teams.
Volunteer coastguards at Hope Cove in Devon are being made to choose between which of their rescue services to keep.
He said: "We've raised the question with the minister... the MCA do not want to give us a definite answer."
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The youngsters - known as kits - are living with their parents at the Woodland Valley Farm in Ladstock near Truro.
Some sunny spells as we go into this evening, with some low cloud coming in from the coast.
Ending the day with some pleasant sunny spells, however coastal low cloud will spread inland later, with some mist and low cloud.