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Crossing the St Helens Bar in a trailer boat

St Helens Bar is one of many located up and down the east coast of Australia. Situated at the mouth of Georges Bay it is the  result of a build up of sand across the entrance.   Sand bars change

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Anmaropa Buoy – Re-established

Mariners are advised the navigation buoy on the sunken vessel Anmaropa  at the St Helens Bar has been re-established. A copy of the email advice from Marine and Safety Tasmania (MaST) is featured below. It is timely to remind sea farers

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Winter Radio Roster

Important Message to Mariners Changes to Radio Roster for the Winter: We have seen a dramatic decrease in the number of vessels logging on to our radio service. Additionally at this time of the year we experience a big reduction

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Commercial Vessels – AMSA Free Workshop in St Helens

Commercial operators in St Helens are invited to a free workshop on the 12th of May, 2016. The aim of the workshop is to give commercial operators an understanding of a Safety Management System (SMS). See details below. Please RSVP. 

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St Helens Marine Rescue Up and Running

St Helens Marine Rescue is pleased to announce the service is up and running, at long last, now we have gained full certification. This required passing the very stringent standards for commercial vessels. Our certificate of Survey arrived on the

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