Search for missing woman

Launch No: 311
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Sunday, 3 September 2017
Location: Search from Froward point to Scabbacombe beach

A 20 year old female left her car in the Colaton Fishacre carpark. The Falmouth Coastguard tasked the RNLI Dart inshore lifeboat and the Torbay all weather lifeboat to search, in very poor visibility, the shoreline between Berry Head and Forward Point. Police and Coastguard SAR teams carried out a search on shore. She was later found by the Police, fit and well, on Scabbacombe beach.


Request Received 9:54pm
Time at incident 25 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 6 minutes
Back on Service 11:15pm


Sea/River State 1m swell
Wind Direction South
Wind Strength 4-6 knots

Lifeboat Crew

Jamie Mathys (Helm)
Haydn Glanvill
Yorkie Lomas

Shore Crew

Buster Hart (Tractor Driver)
Mark Conroy
Stuart Millard

Deputy Launch Authority

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RNLI Dart Lifeboat Station
Coronation Park
North Embankment
Devon TQ6 9RR

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