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This site is run by the Minehead lifeboat crew and is the place to find out all of the latest news and information regarding both our station and lifeboat shouts.

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The menu on the left of this page can be used to explore various pages to find out details of our crew, station history, and the day-to-day workings of our lifeboat station.

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Minehead's D class on exercise - Photo by Steve Guscott

Latest Shouts
2/10/15 - Minehead's D class was launched to assist with the rescue of a man stuck in the mud at Blue Anchor beach. Coastguard Rescue Teams were able to extract the man and safely recover him ashore.
1/10/15  - While out on exercise Minehead's Atlantic 85 responded to a 'Pan Pan' message from a yacht in the Flat Holm / Steep Holm area reporting sighting a white flare. Search carried out but eventually called off after Milford Haven Coastguard believed it was almost certainly lights from planes in a 'holding pattern' at Cardiff airport.
18/09/15 - Both Minehead Lifeboats launched to join a search with local coastguards for a lost foreign walker in the Hurlestone Point area. Search carried out; walker eventually found and a safe refuge arranged by local coastguards.
10/09/15 - D class launched to a report of a swimmer in trouble in Minehead Bay. Search carried out but nothing found. Later sightings confirmed the swimmer had made it a shore safely.

Operational Contact details

Boathouse Tel; 01643 703388 (not always manned, in an emergency dial 999)

Station email; Minehead@rnli.org.uk

John Higgie (Lifeboat Operations Manager) 01643 706875

or for crew matters contact Phil on 07964660203

Minehead's Atlantic 85 on exercise - Photo by Peter Creech

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