“Recordable Events” are defined as as those which involve NCI Watchkeepers in routinely monitoring a potentially hazardous situation which then resolves itself without the need for intervention by SAR assets.

15 Nov 20 MoP called Tower emergency mobile out of hours to report his kite had been lost out to sea. No identification available on equipment. On advice of NCI, MoP reported loss to Solent CG Operations Centre.

23 Nov Watchkeeper reported to CG smoke visible beyond Dawlish Warren as concerned at possibility of vessel on fire in estuary. Mooring Manager confirmed Dawlish Warren Golf Club burning scrub.

18 Dec Call from HMCG following report of windsurfer with broken mast off Orcombe Point. Reported no visual due to obstructed view and poor visibility. Confirmed other windsurfers in area. Continued to monitor.

29 Jan 21 HMCG broadcast general request for information following Mayday on Teignmouth aerial. Confirmed sighting of RIB in area.

12 Feb Kite without surfer passed Lookout Tower in wind. Surfer and board observed swimming safely towards beach. HMCG informed in case MoP called in.

13 Feb Call from kite surfer to advise separated from, and lost, board. Advised Solent CG and Harbour Master.

9 Mar Following report from MoP of lone paddleboarder heading SW from No 2 buoy, watchkeeper maintained observation until paddleboarder returned safely to beach near RNLI station.

16 Mar MoP called to report four flares found in garage at home. Took details and informed HMCG. Call from CG to advise matter referred to Police as flares found inland. MoP advised accordingly.

31 Mar MoP called to report two jet skiers behaving suspiciously at Orcombe Point. Description matched nearby Lifeguards who agreed to investigate. Informed HMCG who requested continued surveillance using Sideshore CCTV.

10 Apr MoP reported broken glass in area beneath walkway to West of Harbour View Cafe. Contacted Lifeguard but unable to clear and no reply from Beach Safety Officer. Contacted EDDC Streetscene. White van with flashing lights arrived to arrange clearance.

12 Apr Watchkeeper spotted mooring buoy adrift and floating past No 10 buoy on ebb tide. Full details reported to Harbour Master who will retrieve. Buoy not retrieved by end of watch.

22 Apr Watchkeeper reported to Edge sighting of paddleboard drifting 120 yards offshore. No visual on boarder. Edge launched recovery of what was a training board which had been left on the beach on a rising tide.

22 Apr Edge called to advise NCI that they were aware of and recovering kitesurfer adrift. Call received from Solent CG requesting update. Continued observation from Lookout Tower of RIB pickup.