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SAVING LIVES IN SOMERSET SINCE 1992

Welcome to BARB Search & Rescue

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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 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.

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

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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

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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

12 April 2024

Time Type Height
04:30 low -0.2m
10:06 high 11.05m
16:42 low 0.08m
22:20 high 10.67m

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WEATHER FORECAST

Burnham-on-Sea Seafront
12/04/2024, 2:43 am
18.8
°C
18
km/h
0.0
mm
75
%
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