Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2015

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12 August 2015. The August 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.

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Date: Wed 26 Aug 2015

August 2015 update

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Photographer: J Fenton Lifeboat Press Officer

RNLI Dart monthly update. August 2015

Latest Launch

Date: Sun 30 Aug 2015

Safety concerns for 3 Paddleboarders and a kayaker

Location: Dartmouth Harbour

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Photographer: John Fenton Dart Lifeboat Press Officer

The crew of the Dartmouth Lower Ferry reported their concerns about three paddle-boarders and a sit on kayaker attempting to paddle upstream, in the dark, against a very strong ebb tide.Falmouth Coastguard requested the RNLI Dart lifeboat to investigate.As the lifeboat approached, one of the paddle-boarders was seen to fall off.The four men had left Dittisham early this morning, only wearing shorts and tee shirts.They had all consumed "several beers" before attempting to return from Dartmouth to Dittisham some two miles upstream.

Dart D'Tales

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Dart RNLI - What's on

Sun 6 Sep
  Bingo evening at Sainsburys.
At: The Cafe. Dartmouth Sainsbury's Store
Dartmouth Sainsbury's Store have made the RNLI Dart lifeboat their Local Charity of the Year.Their first event will be a Bingo evening. ..    Read more >
Fri 25 Sep
  Sax Appeal Live Music
At: Kingswear Village Hall
£10 per person includes 2 vouchers for food/drink.50% proceeds to RNLI Dart and the other 50% to Devon Air Ambulance Trust. ..    Read more >

The Weather in Dartmouth:
Sunday - 22:00 BST: Thick Cloud, 17°C (63°F)

Temperature: 17°C (63°F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 6mph, Humidity: 84%, Pressure: 1016mb, Falling, Visibility: Very Good


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