Sennen Cove Lifeboat Station
Construction Works during 2009

LAST UPDATE: 10th August

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Tyne last launch. long slip demolition.
Works information at www.sennen-cove news page
Press Release 28th January
ILB and Tractor in new boathouse - 29 January
Tamar at Sennen Cove
25th February 2005
Tamar at Sennen Cove
25th April 2005

19th May - latest images of `City of London III` in build here

23rd March :- boarding the lifeboat.... images

Angle`s new Tamar visits the Cove

For latest news and views please click on the latest weekly page in the column on the left ...

Works are currently being carried out to accommodate the new Tamar class lifeboat `City of London III` which is due to come on station during late 2009.

This web page is being maintained throughout the works and weekly bulletins will be issued for the use of local residents and for general interest, detailing basic plans and intentions for the forthcoming week.

The index column on the left carries links to the weekly updates and any other information which may be of interest.

During the works, the Station Tyne class lifeboat `Norman Salvesen` is operating from moorings in Sennen Bay.
The exposed nature of the bay means that the lifeboat can only remain on the moorings in reasonably fine weather and, from time to time, is moved to shelter at Newlyn. During these periods, all-weather lifeboat cover is provided by our flank stations at Penlee, St Mary`s and St Ives; for major incidents our lifeboat is, of course, available from Newlyn subject to the time taken for the crew to get there.

An inflatable boarding boat is being used by the crew to board the lifeboat on the moorings.

This is `Chez Nous` !
Our temporary accommodation comprising an office; storage for the crew`s protective clothing for both lifeboats
and a toilet block. The lifeboat station is now in the hands of the contractors.

The boarding boat returning from the daily engine run on the lifeboat - 17th February.
It is the safety of the crew in this tiny inflatable boarding boat, as much as the survival of the lifeboat herself, that determines the conditions in which the boat can remain on the mooring.
The stretch of water between the Cove and the lifeboat mooring can become very difficult very quickly in deteriorating weather and the lifeboat will be moved to Newlyn before such time as conditions become dangerous for the crew to attempt to board her.


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