SAVING LIVES IN SOMERSET SINCE 1992

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.

RECENT CALLOUTS

#18 – TWO ADULTS STRUGGLING IN MUD – 17/07/2021

BARB’s volunteers were called at 6.11pm to assist Burnham Coastguards with an incident on Brean beach. Two adults were reported...
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#17 – MOBILITY SCOOTER – 16/07/2021

BARB’s volunteers were called at 3.37pm to assist Burnham Coastguards with an incident on Burnham beach. A mobility scooter user...
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#16 – SEARCH FOR MISSING PERSON – 14/07/2021

An early wake-up call for BARB’s volunteers today at 3.36am when we were tasked by Coastguards with searching for a...
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#15 – PERSON & DOG IN MUD – 12/07/2021

BARB’s volunteers were called to Weston beach on Monday by Coastguards amid concern for a dog walker and his pet....
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#14 – LADY STUCK IN MUD – 31/05/2021

Our team was called out by Coastguards at 2.15pm today to Burnham beach where a lady was stuck knee-deep in...
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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.

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.

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

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2002

Lelaina Hall Tragedy

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2003

Spirit of Lelaina hovercraft launches

TIDE TIMES

25 July 2021

TimeTypeHeight
02:54low0m
08:33high10.7m
15:17low0.1m
20:53high11m

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WEATHER FORECAST

Burnham-on-Sea Seafront
25/07/2021, 9:32 am
18.8
°C
18
km/h
0.0
mm
75
%
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