Burnham-on-Sea Area Search and Rescue (BARB) Hovercraft station Visit

march, 2019

27mar5:00 pm8:00 pmBurnham-on-Sea Area Search and Rescue (BARB) Hovercraft station Visit

Event Details

BARB Search & Rescue (based in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset) formed in 1992 as Burnham Area Rescue Boat and is a voluntary search and rescue service that operates two rescue hovercrafts and an inshore rescue boat. The hovercrafts have been used to rescue people, animals and vehicles from the mudflats of the Bristol Channel.


The visit will include talks and descriptions of the craft and its role, followed by (weather dependant) a live launch of the hovercraft. The event starts at 17:00 at the hovercraft station in Burnham on Sea.


(Wednesday) 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


BARB Rescue Hovercraft Station

Esplanade, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 1BB

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