the skies! Burnham Sailing Club holds winter crane-out
20 yachts were raised into the skies above the River
Brue in Burnham-On-Sea early on Sunday morning (October 2nd) during
the annual spectacle winter 'crane-out'.
from Burnham's Yacht Club took advantage of the high tide and
calm weather to proceed with the five hour tradition of moving
vessels out of the river into the club's boat yard.
event happens each year at this time and marks the end of the
summer sailing season.
The boats are moved into safe storage in the Sailing Club's boat
yard during the winter months and then craned-in during April
at the start of the spring sailing season.
Two huge cranes towered over Burnham's skyline during the work,
which started early on Sunday morning.
Pictured: Top, Burnham-On-Sea.com captures the scenes early
on Sunday at the crane-out and, above, as seen by Andy Griffin