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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.

This site is not the official RNLI website, please use the menu link to access the official site if required.

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
05/09/15 - Both Minehead Lifeboats launched to a 26' yacht which ran aground off Dunster Beach following trouble with its sail. Crew and local coastguards secured the grounded yacht and both boats re-launched at 21:00 to assist with the recovery operation back to Watchet when the tide came back in.
04/09/15 - Atlantic 85 launched to a 23' fishing boat with engine failure in Blue Anchor Bay. Boat and crew safely towed back to Minehead
25/08/15 D class lifeboat launched to some children cut-off by the tide at Blue Anchor. The children were helped ashore by before the lifeboat arrived on scene.
17/08/15 - Both Minehead Lifeboats launched at 22:00 to join a search with the police helicopter and local coastguards in Minehead Bay. Milford Haven Coastguard had received reports of a swimmer, in a wet-suit, in difficulty. Extensive search carried out but nothing found.
01/08/15 - Atlantic 85 diverted from attending the Lynmouth Raft Race to locate people cutoff by the tide at Ivy Stone. 2 people located along way up the cliff and were subsequently recovered by helicopter

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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