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OUR SUCCESSEs Are possible Because Of You

Welcome to BARB Search & Rescue

BARB operates life-saving hovercraft and rescue boats.

BARB Search & Rescue – which was formed in 1992 as Burnham Area Rescue Boat – has a great team of dedicated of local volunteers who operate our hovercraft and inshore rescue boats. We have saved hundreds of lives in Somerset and are on call 24-hours a day. We rely on your donations to keep our independent charity running.

HELP US TO HELP OTHERS

As an independent charity, we rely on your donations. Support BARB’s life-saving work by making a one off or monthly donation.

JOIN THE TEAM

BARB is always on the look out for dedicated volunteers to help us with a wide variety of roles from crew members to fundraising.

FIND OUT WHAT WE DO

BARB is a registered charity that operates two life-saving rescue hovercraft and an inshore rescue boat in the Bridgwater Bay area.

A Brief History Of Barb

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1992

BARB (Burnham Area Rescue Boat) was Founded

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1994

BARB station built with help from a BBC TV show

2002

Lelaina Hall Tragedy

2003

Spirit of Lelaina hovercraft launches

TIDE TIMES

17 November 2018

Time Type Height
00:48 High 7.4m
07:20 Low 3.1m
13:51 High 7.7m
20:22 Low 2.7m

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WEATHER FORECAST

Burnham-on-Sea Seafront
17/11/2018, 8:23 am
8.0
°C
24
km/h
0.0
mm
0
cm
90
%
BARB Map

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@barbhovercraftOct 21
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