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Drive off – Drive On Trailer Tips

Boaters are oh so familiar with the embarrassment of a mishap on the boat ramp when launching and retrieving. Chances are there will be amused onlookers enjoying your situation. I have discovered a number of excellent YouTube videos that will

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New Life Jacket Regulations come into force in 2021.

Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) have embarked on a terrific programme to encourage fishers and boaters to update their Personal Flotation Devices (PFD).   1 January 2021 is the date that all life jackets in use in Tasmania will need

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Marine Rescue to the Rescue

The summer has thrown up many a curve ball with a search, towing across the bar and most recently a Mayday in the North East. 27th of December: “Today four members of St Helens Marine Rescue were called upon to

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Weather Forecast is absolute for all mariners

Mariners are reminded of the absolute imperative to follow the weather and the impending forecast prior to and during any voyage to sea. This week Marine Rescue highlights an example of this. For the past three days an intensive low

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Farewell to our vessel “Freycinet”

Today we passed over the keys to the new owner of Freycinet. This was tinged with a sense of sadness as this beautiful vessel has been such a stoic member of St Helens Marine Rescue. The reality is however the

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