Bayliner boat assisted by Teignmouth RNLI lifeboat crew
Teignmouth RNLI lifeboat crew assisted a person aboard a broken down vessel on Sunday morning.
The volunteer crew launched the Two Annes lifeboat at 11.36am in response to a report of a broken down Bayliner boat off Oddicombe. The casualty was taken aboard the lifeboat and the boat was taken on tow and returned to Teignmouth.
The crew and lifeboat returned safely to station and the lifeboat was refuelled and ready for service at 12.50pm.
Key facts about the RNLI
The RNLI charity saves lives at sea. Its volunteers provide a 24-hour search and rescue service around the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland coasts. The RNLI operates over 238 lifeboat stations in the UK and Ireland and, in a normal year, more than 240 lifeguard units on beaches around the UK and Channel Islands. The RNLI is independent of Coastguard and government and depends on voluntary donations and legacies to maintain its rescue service. Since the RNLI was founded in 1824, its lifeboat crews and lifeguards have saved over 142,700 lives.