Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2014

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David Dimbleby, Patron of the Dart RNLI Lifeboat at the Gala Dinner

Latest News

Date: Tue 27 May 2014

Dart RNLI Lifeboat Gala Dinner


Photographer: Carole Hart-Fletcher KidsOKOnline

Lt. to Rt. Mitch Tonks, Seahorse Restaurant. Chris Tracey, RNLI Dart lifeboat helmsman, Kirk Gosden, Chef at Rockfish, Kevin John, RNLI Dart lifeboat crewman.RNLI DINNER AND AUCTION OF PROMISES WITH DAVID DIMBLEBY Guests at the RNLI Dart Lifeboat Gala Dinner were greeted at the main entrance of the Dartmouth Golf and Country Club by crew members in uniform and escorted to the ballroom where the evening was given an exciting start. The sound of a pager calling the crew to a simulated "shout" was followed by video footage from recent launches.

Latest Launch

Date: Fri 18 Jul 2014

Search for missing person

Location: Search area; Maypool to Sandyridge. River Dart

The lifeboat crew were tasked by the Coastguard to join the search for a missing person.They were to search the riverbank on the east side of the Dart from Maypool to Sandyridge.The search was curtailed and the ILB stood down when the missing person was found on the coastal path safe and well.Lifeboat crew.Kev Murphy, helmsman.Mark Conroy and Chris Rampling
Launch crew.Jerry Gilby Tractor driver.Buster hart, Dean Nettleton and Mark Strudwick crew.

Dart D'Tales

Dart D'Tales, our regular Newsletter can be found: here.

Dart RNLI - What's on

Fri 1 Aug
  RNLI Flag Day
At: Dartmouth Town Centre
We will be collecting in and around the centre of Dartmouth.We still need a few volunteers to fill the later morning slots. ..    Read more >
Thu 7 Aug
  RNLI Fete
At: The Royal Avenue Gardens
Enjoy your tea and cakes and then browse through the items in the RNLI shop. ..    Read more >
Sat 16 Aug
  Vehicle Gathering and Classic Car Rally
At: Coronation Park
Come and see Classic Cars, Motorcycles and Stationary Engines.There have been over a hundred enquiries so it should be a great day. ..    Read more >

The Weather in Dartmouth:
Thursday - 08:00 BST: Thick Cloud, 21°C (70°F)

Temperature: 21°C (70°F), Wind Direction: Easterly, Wind Speed: 2mph, Humidity: 73%, Pressure: 1017mb, Rising, Visibility: Good


Tide Times & Heights for
Dartmouth on 24th July 2014

04:59 - High Tide (4.00m)
11:01 - Low Tide (1.40m)
17:22 - High Tide (4.30m)
23:30 - Low Tide (1.30m)
(Times are UTC/GMT. For BST add 1 hour)
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