Published:
March 19, 2015
In Photos: Yachts crane-in marks start of Burnham's sailing season

Two huge cranes towered over Burnham-On-Sea's Sailing Club on Wednesday (March 18th) as 24 boats were lifted into the River Brue during the town's Spring 'crane-in'.

The annual tradition is organised each Spring by the town's Sailing Club when the yachts are hoisted out of the boat yard and into the river in time for the start of the sailing season.

The operation to move the 24 boats and bring two out got on Wednesday lunchtime to fit in with the high tide later in the afternoon.

"We had perfectly calm conditions and everything went very smoothly," a club spokesman told Burnham-On-Sea.com.

 


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