Shouts

Padstow RNLI lifeboat launched to fishing vessel with gear box issues

The Padstow RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched this morning (Wednesday 27 September) at 8.37am to assist a 10m fishing vessel approximately seven miles west of Trevose.
 
The volunteer crew of the station's Tamar class lifeboat, Spirit of Padstow, arrived on scene and established a tow line. The lifeboat then towed the fishing vessel Serene safely into Newquay Harbour.
 
The crew returned to the lifeboat station at 11am.
 
 
Picture: The Serene being towed safely into Newquay Harbour.

Padstow RNLI lifeboat crew launch to reports of a missing person

Volunteer lifeboat crew launched at 11.41pm last night (Friday 15 September) to reports of a missing person thought to be in the Harlyn Bay area.
 
The crew arrived on scene and began a shoreline search from Cataclews Point round to Harlyn Bay. Using the lifeboats thermal imaging camera the crew were able to find the casualty at Cataclews Quarry and alerted the Padstow Coastguard Rescue team who were also on scene searching the area.
 
The Padstow Lifeboat remained in position lighting up the area where the casualty was until the Padstow Coastguard team arrived there.
 
The crew returned to the lifeboat station at about 2am after a successful multi-agency search.

Padstow RNLI lifeboat assists stricken yacht

Padstow RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched on Sunday (2 July) at 12:23pm to help a 12 meter yacht off Perranporth.
 
The lifeboat reached the yacht at 12:57pm and Newquay RNLI lifeboat crew were already on scene. The yachts propeller was caught in fishing net and so required a tow from the Padstow Tamar Class lifeboat, Spirit of Padstow.
 
The crew established a tow line and due to the tides the yacht was left safely moored to the Padstow lifeboats mooring in the Camel Estuary.
 
The crew returned to the station at 4:40pm.
 
 Yacht off Perranporth
Picture: Padstow RNLI Lifeboat assisting the yacht
 
 
 
 
 

Padstow RNLI lifeboat launched to reports of an injured jet skier

The Padstow RNLI all-weather lifeboat launched on Tuesday 8 August at 2.35pm to reports of a jet skier with a possible back injury, just off Porthcothan.
 
The volunteer crew arrived on scene approximately half a mile west of Porthcothan and launched the Y class lifeboat to get to the casualty's location. The man was then transferred to a stretcher and lifted onto the all-weather lifeboat.
 
The crew returned the casualty to Padstow lifeboat station at 3:35pm and awaited the arrival of an ambulance.

Padstow RNLI all weather lifeboat launched on Thursday evening

Padstow RNLI all weather lifeboat launched on Thursday evening (15 June) at 7:02pm to attend a yacht 5 miles north of Pentire Point.
 
The lifeboat reached the yacht at 7:24pm and as the yacht was experiencing steering problems a tow line was established. The yacht and her crew were towed safely into Padstow Harbour. Padstow lifeboat returned to the station at 9:36pm.
 
Picture: Padstow RNLI Lifeboat returning to the station.