1. A breeches buoy was then sent out but became tangled and snarled. 2. The Breeches Buoy is a life-ring with " britches " sewn onto the ring. 3. The Rocket Crew rescued the entire crew from the stricken vessel using a breeches buoy. 4. Up on Newporth head, the Coastguard had arrived and was setting up a breeches buoy. 5. The competition simulates an actual breeches buoy rescue situation. 6. Her skeleton crew of seven were rescued by the Hartland Lifesaving Company, with their breeches buoy. 7. Using rockets a hawser was made fast and by two o'clock 102 people had been landed by breeches buoy. 8. Twenty nine crew were saved by hauling them from the ship's mast to the cliff top by Breeches buoy. 9. The cask made it to shore and the surfman placed the line for the Breeches Buoy in the cask. 10. The breeches buoy had been in existence on the island since 1901, but had never been used prior to this.