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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
 16/07/15 Atlantic 85 launched to the same yacht from the search on the previous night. The yacht was located 4 miles north of Foreland Point after the skipper requested assistance as he did not know his exact location. Yacht towed safely back to Minehead.
15/07/15 - Atlantic 85 launched to search for a 25' yacht somewhere in Blue Anchor Bay. Then retasked to assist Police and Coastguards in a search for some young people who maybe cutoff by the tide at St Audries Bay, however nothing was found. Atlantic 85 was then joined by Mineheads D class and Barry Dock lifeboat to continue the search for the yacht. The boat was eventually located 4 miles off Porlock by Barry Dock. The skipper was given advice on the best course of action but decided to stay at sea

14/07/15 - Both Minehead lifeboats launched to a man onboard a fishing boat in Porlock Bay suffering with chest pains. First aid was administered until the casualty was taken by helicopter to Swansea

30/06/15 -Minehead's Atlantic 85 launched to people cutoff by the tide a St Audries Bay. Boat was stood down shortly after the launch when the people were confirmed safe.

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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