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Lady rescued from Hurlestone Point

Kayak rescue 26th July 2015

Kilve cliff rescue 30th May 2015

03/05/15 Minehead and Ilfracombe rescue kayaks

03/05/15 Minehead and Ilfracombe rescue kayaks 

 

 

 

 

 

31/08/14 - While on exercise Minehead's Atlantic 85 crew spotted a dog stranded on the cliffs just below Foreland Light House. The D class was launched and the dog safely extracted from the cliffs.
The dog 'Sprigg' who has been missing since the 22nd August was reunited with its delighted owner.

 

 

25/05/14  - D class launched to a couple who had been cut off by the tide while walking their dogs at Blue Anchor. Walkers and Dogs recovered safely to back to shore.

 

 

 

30/12/13 - Atlantic 85 launched to a small fishing boat in difficulties just off Watchet. 2 people taken on board the lifeboat suffering with the cold. One person subsequently airlifted to hospital via RAF Chivenor. The other person recovered safely back to Minehead Lifeboat Station.

 

 

17/09/13 - Minehead's Atlantic 85 was called out this afternoon to 2 women in trouble in a double kayak at Hurlstone Point in some very rough conditions. The women having requested help via a mobile phone luckily managed to beach the kayak before being swept onto the rocks. The 2 women were then taken to safety by local coastguards.

 

 

15/09/13 - Both Minehead Lifeboats launched tonight to a 26' yacht aground off Porlock Weir. Minehead's Atlantic 85 veered down onto the grounded vessel, attached a line and towed to safe anchorage with the aid of Minehead's D class. The vessel, from Cardiff on route to Falmouth has suffered complete power failure.

 

Minehead A85 - Exercise with RAF Chivenor

 

 

 

Minehead A85 - Shout 09/05/13

 

Minehead Lifeboat 'Richard & Elizabeth Deaves' on exercise 14/04/13

 

A short video submitted to the making of Britain in a Day

Minehead Lifeboats on Exercise

 

Vintage footage of Minehead's BHMH lifeboat from the film 'Storm Cone'

 

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