Burnham-On-Sea lifeboat 'Burnham Reach' arrives at RNLI station
RNLI crews have this week welcomed their new D class Lifeboat, Burnham
a year of fundraising by Burnham-On-Sea RNLI crew, supporters and
local groups, the new D-Class Lifeboat was finally delivered to
the lifeboat station.
arrival the new lifeboat was launched for an evening training session
and for crew familiarisation. On Sunday, the crew of Burnham Reach
took part in a joint exercise with the crew of Staines Whitfield,
the station's Atlantic 75 lifeboat.
Launch Authority Phil Counsell said: "There is an old and very
appropriate concept, 'If its not broke, dont fix it'!
The D-Class lifeboat is the workhorse of the RNLI, and Burnham Reach
is brand spanking new, with up-to-date equipment."
Monday a party from Burnham-On-Sea RNLI attended the 150th anniversary
of the lifeboat Cheltenham at Pittville Park in Cheltenham, as featured