The lease has been signed for 9 years and at last we have secured “The Old Post Office” in South Embankment as our visitor centre and shop.
Date: Sun 14 Sep 2014
August is a busy month for Dart Lifeboat and this year was no exception with 5 launches.5th August we launched in response to a ‘Mayday’ from an 18’ motor cruiser which had lost power close to the rocks at Inner Froward point. She was towed in to the harbour by the lifeboat.27th August the lifeboat responded to a report of a car over the cliff at Warren Point. Fortunately the occupants had leapt from the vehicle before it fell 70 metres to the beach below. The lifeboat was able to confirm there were no persons in the vehicle before returning...
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Date: Sat 30 Aug 2014
Location: 0.5 mile SE of the Dancing Beggars. Start Bay.
Photographer: Rich Eggleton RNLI
A yachtsman on the 32 ft.yacht Tokolosh 2 injured both hands in a block.The Coastguard asked the Dart RNLI inshore lifeboat to attend and they launched with their Paramedic crewman on board.The yacht was met between the castles and the paramedic was put on board to treat the casualty.After bandaging he was transferred in the lifeboat to Sandquay to be handed over to the Emergency Care Practitioner.Lifeboat crew.Buster Hart, helmsman.Richard Eggleton and Haydn Glanvill.Launch crew.Steve Wallis, tractor driver.
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