In an Emergency

In an Emergency Dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard or use VHF Channel 16.

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Paignton Harbour Entrance

Port Marine Safety

The Harbour Authority regularly enforce byelaws and in order to do this correctly have an Enforcement and Prosecutions policy document.
If you witness, or are involved in a maritime incident or near-miss, in Tor Bay please complete Maritime Incident or Near Miss Reporting opens in a new window online form which will be reviewed by the Harbour Authority for appropriate action.
Information on the regulations and byelaws enforced by the Harbour Authority in Tor Bay and the enforcements and prosecutions policy.
Information on the safe use of canoes and kayaks in Tor Bay Harbour.
Tor Bay waters can be busy at times, especially if you visit either one of the harbours. It’s important to know the ‘Rules of the Road’.
Safety tips to remember if you are out on the water to ensure your trip is a safe one.
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Safety code for harbour authorities with statutory powers and duties in the UK
Information on the Torbay Lifeboat Station based in Brixham which for nearly 140 years has operated an all-weather lifeboat and today also has an inshore D class lifeboat.
View real-time shipping movements across the coast-lines of Europe and North America. The initial view is concentrated on Tor Bay Harbour.
Advice on the safe use of slipways within Tor Bay Habour.
How to contact Tor Bay Harbour Authority and other local marine organisations using VHF Radio.
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