Telephone for general enquiries 0300 111 1202
For press and media enquiries   0845 460 1202
Postal Address: 17 Dean Street, Liskeard,
Cornwall, PL14 4AB

Annual Statistics

Incident Analysis

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Total Number of Incidents 493 479 373 286 284 283 302
Incidents initiated by NCI 300 283 241 181 165 176 214
Incidents NCI participated 193 196 132 105 119 107 188
NCI initiated Lifeboat Rescue 218 102 101 75 69 60 77

Vessels Identified and Logged

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Commercial Vessels 230,790 200,201 184,975 157,493 187,486 205,510 188,138
Leisure Vessels 308,168 209,656 195,014 280,158 210,278 302,396 217,334
Military & Auxiliaries 6,713 6,587 6,667 7,200 7,582 8,473 8,524
Harbour Vessels etc. 20,391 19,001 19,819 16,447 15,300 13,899 10,501

Station Statistics

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
No. of Watchstations 50 51 49 49 50 48 45
No. of DFS 46 45 45 45 46 43 36
Percentage DFS 92 88 94 92 92 90 80
Total watchkeeper hours 262,408 246,430 240,283 213,774 219,116 221,636 190,039

Personnel Statistics

2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011
Watchkeepers 2,093 1,997 1,865 1,839 1,798 1,772 1,740
Trainees 255 295 194 329 170 178 281
Cadets 7 0 0 0 2 3 0
Others in Support roles 57 48 221 0 353 178 153
Ladies as % of Membership 18 17 17 19 17 16 16
More than 10 yrs Service 372 229 61 128 360 268 258
More than 15 yrs Service 98 75 26 44 374 309 21
More than 20 yrs Service 29 11 1 1 0 0 0
More than 25 yrs Service 0 0 0 0

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