Brue crane-in marks start of Burnham's annual sailing season
huge cranes towered over Burnham-On-Sea's Sailing Club on Saturday
morning (March 16th) when 21 boats were hoisted into the River
Brue for the town's annual spring 'crane-in'.
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 beginning of the sailing season.
was an early start for the club's members, with the operation
to move the boats getting underway at 5.30am to fit in with the
"We've had good conditions for the event and everything seemed
to go smoothly," club
member John Clist told Burnham-On-Sea.com.