Request from Police for assistance with an incident

Sunday 26 June 2016

Location: Pendennis Point

Weather: W 3, Slight Sea and Swell, Fair Visibility, Overcast with Rain

All-weather lifeboat (Launched 11:48 / Returned 12:12) – Dave Nicoll (Deputy 2nd Coxswain), Andy Jenkin, Adam West, Jonathan Jeeves, Jake Ingleby, Josh Williams, Adrian Hingston


Falmouth All Weather Lifeboat was on exercise off St Anthony Lighthouse when at 11:48 Falmouth Coastguard requested that the lifeboat proceed to Pendennis Point following a request to assist the police with an incident on the headland. The Falmouth Coastguard Cliff Rescue Team was also tasked to assist.

The All Weather Lifeboat made its way to Middle Point arriving at 11:52 and prepared to launch its inflatable Y-Boat. At 11:57 the Coastguard advised that the situation had been resolved and both the Lifeboat and Cliff Rescue Team were released to return to their stations.

The All Weather Lifeboat was back alongside its pontoon berth at 12:12, with the lifeboat being refuelled and ready for service by 12:25.

The incident involved a vulnerable person who thankfully was safely taken into police protective custody.