Date: Thu, 29 Sep 2016

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Update. 22 August 2016. The August edition of Dart D'Tales has been distributed. If you have not received it please collect one from the RNLI Visitor Centre. It can also be viewed by clicking the link on this Home page.
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Latest News

Date: Sun 31 Jul 2016

July 2016 Update

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RNLI Dart July 2016 update.News from the RNLI Visitor Centre.Paul Boissier, Chief Executive Officer of the RNLI, and his wife Sue, paid an unofficial visit to the Visitor Centre and the Dart lifeboat station on Tues 19 July.

Latest Launch

Date: Sat 24 Sep 2016

36 ft yacht with engine failure brought into harbo

Location: Checkstone buoy. The Bight. Start Bay.

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Photographer: John Fenton LPO

The 36 ft.yacht Phoebe, on passage from Plymouth to Guernsey, had a disabled engine due to a rope round their prop.All three of the crew were sea sick.They decided to seek shelter in Dartmouth and requested help to enter the harbour and berth.Lifeboat crew; Buster Hart, helmsman.Yorkie Lomas and Katy Locke.Launch crew: Stuart Millard, tractor driver.Paul Manley crew.Shore helpers with yacht berthing; Mark Conroy and Dean Nettleton.

Dart D'Tales

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The Weather in Dartmouth:
Thursday - 17:00 BST: Sunny Intervals, 15°C (59°F)

Temperature: 15°C (59°F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Humidity: 72%, Pressure: 1017mb, Falling, Visibility: Good


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