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Busy Start to the Year

St Helens Marine Rescue has had a very busy start to the year. From the 1 January 2011 to 5 Februar 2011 our rescue boats attended 34 vessels. Activities ranged from towing grounded yachts, assisting those with mechanical breakdowns and

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Dredging at Pelican Point to Resume

Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) are preparing to resume dredging at Pelican Point again. Hopefully this dredging will last some time giving greater access to the port for larger vessels. The barway channel is moving although not causing any concern.

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Flooding in St Helens Area

On 12 and 13 January 2011 St Helens received 148 mm of rain, followed by flash flooding in the town and closure of all roads into the town. St Helens Marine Rescue assisted the community by providing crews to assist

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Statistics for 2010

In 2010 the St Helens Marine Rescue Association assisted 78 vessels, carrying a total of 197 persons. The activities included: Aiding vessels in distress, including support to the Tasmanian Police (9) Assisting vessels with mechanical problems or in poor weather, providing

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Have you seen yet?

Have you seen yet? Marine Safety and Tasmania’s MAST Television site hosts video clips on: MAST TV News Buoyancy Inflatable PFDs Boating Safety Check it out and be Boat Safe!

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have you seen yet?