The following links provide useful information about the bay, the weather and the tides and other related websites which may be of interest.

Other Emergency and Rescue Services

Cumbria Fire and Rescue our primary working partners for inland emergencies in Cumbria

Lancashire Fire and Rescue our primary working partners for inland emergencies in Lancashire

MCA – Maritime and Coastguard Agency – we come under their jurisdiction out on the Bay

DEFRA – we are currently a type C team as part of the Flood Rescue National Enhancement Project

North West Ambulance Service

The Police – Cumbria Constabulary

RAF Search and Rescue (SARF)

North West Air Ambulance

AA Special Operations Response Team – The AA’s Flood, Snow and Mud team

Arnside Coastguard – MCA

Furness Coastguard – MCA

Knottend Coastguard – MCA

Morecambe Bay Maritime Volunteer Service

Penrith Mountain Rescue Team – MRT

Kendal Mountain Rescue Team – MRT

Duddon & Furness Mountain Rescue Team – MRT

Langdale / Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team – MRT

Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team – MRT

Bolton Mountain Rescue Team – MRT

Duddon Inshore Rescue  – Independent lifeboat and rescue team

Southport Lifeboat – Independent lifeboat team

Maryport Inshore Rescue – Independent lifeboat and flood rescue team

Ulverston Inshore Rescue  – Independent lifeboat and rescue team

Lifeboats 24-7 – Lifeboat/Coastguard forum

Dublin Civil Defence – use Hagglund BV206s like us, and we have helped share some of our experiences with their team

Hemsby Inshore Rescue Service – Independent rescue team in Norfolk

British Divers Marine Life Rescue – we have a number of trained Marine Mammal Medics in the team

Morecambe Bay and Lakes related links

A short feature filmed for the BBC Coast programme posted on YouTube about Cedric Robinson, the Queen’s Guide to the Sands of Morecambe Bay, who leads Cross Bay Walks for charity fundraising (including ours) across the bay between Arnside and Kent’s Bank.

Other Bay SAR related links:

North West Weather Services – We work closely with Matt Hugo and North West Weather Services they provide us with a tailormade weather forecast which helps us plan espically during periods of serve

Keswick 2 Barrow Walk – We enter a walking team and support the event by marshalling

West Cumbria Challenge Events – We marshal Hell on the Harbourside in Whitehaven. This year West Cumbria Challenge Events are running our first Boot Camp in the Bay

Cumbria Youth Alliance – We are members of CYA, helping support our new youth section

Cumbria CVS

The Automobile Association – Provide the team with breakdown cover

Bay Flying Club

Equipment Suppliers

Viewranger mapping and tracking apps for smartphones and tablets.

LED Lenser (Ledco) – Handheld LED lighting, personal and in vehicles

Peli Products – Heavy duty RALS LED area lights, and unbreakable and waterproof equipment cases. We appear in some of their marketing

MFC Survival – inflatable rescue paths and inflatable stretchers

Northern Diver – Drysuits, base layer thermals & PFDs. We have our drysuits custom made by them to our specifications, you will find us on their website and in some of their brochures

Safequip Specialist Rescue Equipment – gloves, wading poles, throwbags, throwbag belts, waterproof search torches, cowtails, carabiners, rescue equipment

Heightec – Ropes, pulleys, carabiners, shunts, drybags, spare helmets

Future Safety – team issue multi role safety helmets and headtorches

Keela – USAR waterproof hi vis jackets, fleeces and overtrousers

Unicorn Chemicals – Supplier of heavy duty Wagonwash – which keeps our Hagglunds shiny & clean.

SARCOMM comms suppliers and network operator.

Training Providers 

Outreach Rescue – Water Incident Management & Rescue Boat Operatiors

Rescue North East – Rescue 3 Swiftwater Rescue Technician & Rescue 3 Rescue from Vehicles in Water

National Plant Operators Registration Scheme – (NPORS) donated the training and cost of registration of the NPORS certification to our team 2014

Kentdale First Aid

Promedsol medical solutions


Other Links

Benefactors, Trusts, Supporters and People who have generously helped the team

Ada Hillard, The Hare and Hounds (Bowland Bridge)O2 Community AwardsGrange & District Lions Club, BAe Systems Fell Walking Club, Charity & Co., The Cavendish Arms Cartmel, Grange Tangent, Sir John Fisher Foundation , Climbing HighFrieda Scott Charitable Trust, Dr David Speirs, Mid Lancs Sub-Aqua Club, Natland & Oxenholme Womens Institute, Panasonic (Toughbooks), Mrs Barbara Blundell, CGP Books (Co-ordination Group Publications Ltd), LED Lenser (Ledco), Sellafield Ltd.,, Cumbria County Council, Cumberland Building Society Charitable FoundationFurness Building SocietyCumbria Community Foundationthe Hadfield Trust, the Hedley Foundation, Castle Fire & Security, Yorkshire Building Society. Early Bird Design Associates, Greggs Foundation, Co-op Community Fund, CN Group, the Souter Charitable TrustThe Ducati Owners Club, Ribble Valley Carriage Driving club, Keswick 2 Barrow WalkB and J Metals – Kendal, Furness Shoreline Quiltiers, Santander FoundationThe Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation, Lakeland and all those who we may have missed, may wish to remain anonymous or have taken part in our Cross Bay Walks or supported the team in any other way.

Thank you!