Mission Statement

To protect life and property through the provision of a professionally trained, specialist rescue service for marine and land search incidents.

Inshore Lifeboats

Our inshore lifeboats are tasked by the coastguard to incidents in and around the Severn Estuary, or by Police, Ambulance, Fire and Rescue Services to the rivers Severn, Avon, Wye, Monnow, Ebbw and Usk.

SARA also operate inland rescue boats, and have teams ready to assist with flooding support through out the country

Mountain Rescue

SARA has trained Search Technicians that are often deployed on search and rescue operations, usually to search for missing persons. Our technicians also have the capabilities to perform rope rescues and often train at Symonds Yat.

SARA is a proud member of Mountain Rescue England & Wales

Flood Support

Trained technicians carrying out rescues in a swiftwater and flooded environment assisting in incidents across the country

Casualty Care

Advanced medical treatment built on first aid administering medical gases, drugs and moving casualties with spinal injuries for example.


Entailing search skills and techniques that maximise the chances of locating missing people in urban and rural areas

Rope Rescue

Providing technical rope rescue skills and primarily in rescue fallen and injured climbers from the side of crags

Just Giving

Just Giving

Virgin Money Giving

Virgin Money Giving

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Text SARA02 £5 to 70070 to donate £5

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