Date: Fri, 31 Oct 2014

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Dart RNLI update September 2014

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.

Latest News

Date: Sun 14 Sep 2014

September 2014 update

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...

Latest Launch

Date: Tue 30 Sep 2014

False alarm

Location: Dartmouth Harbour

A 25 year old fisherman on an 18 foot boat called his family in distress.They relayed the message to the Coastguard who asked the RNLI Dart inshore lifeboat to launch and investigate.The lifeboat crew found that the boat had returned safely to its berth in the harbour and the originator of the message had left the scene.The call-out has been logged as a false alarm.Lifeboat crew.Chris Tracey, helmsman.Mark Conroy and Yorkie Lomas, crew.Launch crew.Buster Hart and Pete Callis, tractor drivers.

Dart D'Tales

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

Dart RNLI - What's on

Fri 14 Nov
  Dinner and Comedy
At: Radio Dart Cafe Lounge
Entertainment will be from former MP and "Have I Got News for You" favourite Lembit Opik, who entitles his show "Comedy with a light hearted... ..    Read more >

The Weather in Dartmouth:
Friday - 09:00 GMT: Thick Cloud, 17°C (63°F)

Temperature: 17°C (63°F), Wind Direction: South South Easterly, Wind Speed: 17mph, Humidity: 80%, Pressure: 1014mb, Falling, Visibility: Good


Tide Times & Heights for
Dartmouth on 31st October 2014

04:07 - Low Tide (1.80m)
10:56 - High Tide (4.20m)
16:54 - Low Tide (1.80m)
23:35 - High Tide (4.00m)
(Times are UTC/GMT. For BST add 1 hour)
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