Plymouth is home to two lifeboats, the larger All Weather Lifeboat, named Sybil Mullen Glover and the smaller but faster Inshore Lifeboat, named Millenium Forester. Based in Millbay Marina, both lifeboats provide cover 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to the Port of Plymouth, including the rivers Tamar, Lyhner, Tavy, Plym, Yealm and Erme; and the surrounding coastline into both Bigbury and Whitsand Bays.
Plymouth Lifeboat Station is part of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, which is funded entirely by donations.
15th March - 02:39 - ILB - Launched to assist in the search for a missing person in The Hoe area. After a short time the missing person was located ashore and in the care of the Police.
5th March - 08:57 - ILB - Tasked to investigate reports of an upturned kayak on the shoreline at the entrance to Millbrook Lake. Kayak located and a search conducted to ensure no persons were in difficulties. No persons or other items were located, so the lifeboat was released to return to station after recovering the kayak.
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