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Dismasting 22 July 2012

St Helens Marine Rescue’s vessel Freycinet and crew rescued a 30ft dismasted yacht in deteriorating conditions off St Helens Point on 22 July 2012. This rescue once again reinforces the importance of skippers ensuring that their vessels are in a

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Statistics for June 2011 to June 2012

During the period 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012 St Helens Marine Rescue Association assisted 51 vessels, carrying a total of 116 persons. The activities included: aiding vessels in distress, including support to the Tasmanian Police (9); assisting vessels

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St Helens Bakery Support

St Helens Bakery has supported St Helens Marine Rescue on numerous occasions, generously supplying goods free of charge for our fund raising and social nights. It is always a pleasure to be assisted by Bob and his cheerful smiling staff.

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Combined Rescue Exercise

On Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 April St Helens Marine Rescue Surflivesaving (Tasmania) Tasmania Police and SES took part in marine rescue and training exercises in Georges Bay, at the St Helens Barway and at sea. Ten boats participated with

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East Coast Auto Parts Sponsorship

Robin (Buster) and Carolyn Townsend of East Coast Auto Parts in Quail Street, St Helens, have had stickers printed with the contact details for St Helens Marine Rescue on them. A number of St Helens businesses have had them on

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