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120 Year Old Yacht Visits St Helens

We at St Helens Marine Rescue are privileged to escort another princess of the seas to St Helens. This time it is Heartsease (pronounced Hart Seas), a vessel built in 1897 in New Zealand. ‘Heartsease’ is named after  a New Zealand wild

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Anmaropa Wreck at the entrance to Georges Bay

    M18-17 Navigation Wreck Buoy – Georges Bay Barway. Location: 41 degrees 16 237 S; 148 degrees 20 072 E The Anmaropa wreck has a pink buoy (see photo below) marking its location. Skippers are urged to exercise due

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Rescue on the High Seas – An Incredible Tale

Veronica, one of our dedicated radio operators, received an emergency call from Get Reel with 8 PoB (People on Board) on the Cliffs. The Cliffs are located off the continental shelf East of St Helens. The situation was their batteries had failed, hence

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Early Morning Start for St Helens Marine Rescue to the Rescue

Today, St Helens Marine Rescue was called to respond to an injured crewman aboard the Fremantle yacht Jaffa, a Melbourne to Hobart competitor. Jaffa was on its return voyage to Melbourne. We commenced at 0600 hours, rendezvousing with Jaffa at

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A Big Day for St Helens Marine Rescue/Anmaropa navigation buoy

St Helens Marine Rescue wishes everyone a very Merry and Safe Christmas. We encourage all boaters to check their vessel gear, your lifejackets and most importantly check the weather before going on the water. A day in the life of

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