weather provides ideal conditions for Burnham yachts crane-in
huge cranes towered over Burnham-On-Sea's Sailing Club on Monday
morning (March 26th) when the annual spring 'crane-in' saw 21
boats hoisted into the River Brue.
annual tradition is arranged each Spring by the Sailing Club when
the yachts are lifted out of the boat yard and into the river
in time for the start of the sailing season.
was an early start for the club's members, with the operation
to move the boats getting underway at 6am to fit in with the high
"We've had perfect, calm conditions for the morning and everything
has gone very smoothly," the
club's President David Humphrey told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
of the yachts were also hoisted out of the river into the boat
yard for maintenance.