Brixham Lifeboat and Station become the focus of interest in this annual event.
Raising money for a charity which is close to Brixham's heart, this fun packed week includes such events as Sailing Races, Angling Competitions and a chance to view Torbay’s Lifeboat station and lifeboat and the ever popular Sea Safety Display which is a major spectacle not to be missed.
Torbay Lifeboat Event Guide - August 2013
A number of events have been organised around the Torbay Lifeboat - there will be elements of 'fun, awareness & fundraising' in support of the Nationally recognised Charity the RNLI - whose aim is saving lives at sea.
Walk/Go the Extra Mile - Every Day commencing Mon 5 Aug - Walk the Brixham Breakwater from the land to the Harbour Light and return - just over a mile. Make a donation and sign the wall!
SAR Demonstration - Sun 11 Aug 4 pm - Search and Rescue Demonstration - Operational Conditions Permitting. We hope to be joined by a Rescue Helicopter and possibly our Teignmouth Flank Station
Torbay Lifeboat Station - Visit the Station and Lifeboats - Two Historic Lifeboats are expected for the weekend 9-11 August. Visit the 'Kiosk' to purchase a quality RNLI Souvenirs.
Yacht Race Viewing Point - The Annual RNLI (Junior) Yacht Race may be viewed from here
Coastal Sea Safety - Fri 9, Sat 10 and Sun 11 Aug - FREE Life-jacket serviceability check and advice from the RNLI Torbay Coastal Sea Safety Team.
'Joey the Lips' - Fri 9 Aug - Evening - Ticket Only Event - 'Joey the Lips' 10 Piece Band playing in the open. See web site for booking details
Yacht Race - Another viewing point for the Annual RNLI (Junior) yacht Race
RNLI Flag Day - Tue 6 Aug - RNLI Street Collection
Ernie Lister Bar - Wed 7 Aug - Quiz Night & Thu 7 Aug - Folk Night
Poopdeck Lunch - Book in advance for the Poopdeck Lunch
RNLI/BYC Junior Racing - Fri 9 Aug - The junior Racing Challenge will occur within view of the Harbour Entrance. See the suggested vantage points
Angling Competition - Great Prizes - sponsored by Brixham's Bait & Tackle
Family Fun Day - Small entry fee - many activities planned
Firework Display - Sun 11 Aug - 9pm - A Grand Finale firework display sponsored by Inter-Line Building Supplies
Canle Lit Walk - Following the Fireworks on Sunday Evening let's see if we can create a long candle lit trail - candles will be available
Ron's Big BBQ - Will be up and running before the SAR on Sunday afternoon until the end of the Fireworks in the evening - great food!
Torbay Lifeboat - Will be open to view on Fri 9, Sat 10 & Sun 11 Aug. Viewing will be by guided tours starting at approximately 20 minute intervals and lasting 40 minutes. Note visitors must be able to walk/stand without assistance.
Brixham Yacht Club - Fri 9 Aug - RNLI/BYC Junior Yacht Race
RNLI Shop - The RNLI Shop is open Monday to Saturday all year through from 10 am - great souvenirs and Lifeboat Tea available here.
Events can be subject to change
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