Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2016

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Update. 9 May 2016. The May edition of Dart D'Tales has been distributed. If you have not received the copy you were expecting and / or would like to receive the monthly email updates  giving the latest Operational news and details of forthcoming events, please contact John Fenton using the "Contact us" tab on this web site. Dart D'Tales can also be viewed by clicking the link on this Home page.

Latest News

Date: Fri 29 Apr 2016

RNLI Dart update May 2016

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Photographer: John Fenton

Commander Ed Featherstone is thanked by Commodore Jake Moores at the Branch AGM

Latest Launch

Date: Sat 25 Jun 2016

30 foot Motor sailer with engine failure

Location: The Range. Start Bay

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Photographer: Riki Bannister. ALPO

The two man crew of a 30 foot motor-sailer on passage to Liverpool requested help when their engine began to smoke and broke down.The RNLI Dart inshore lifeboat put a man aboard and towed the craft to the Darthaven marina where she was berthed with the help of the Dartmouth Harbour Authority team.Lifeboat crew.Yorkie Lomas, helmsman.Lee Darch and Jerry Gilby crew.Shore crew.Pete Callis, tractor driver.Katy Locke (her 1st shout) and Paul Manley crew.

Dart D'Tales

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The Weather in Dartmouth:
Sunday - 06:00 BST: Thick Cloud, 13°C (55°F)

Temperature: 13°C (55°F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 5mph, Humidity: 99%, Pressure: 1021mb, Rising, Visibility: Good


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