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Annual Blessing of the Fleet

On the 24 October the annual Blessing of the Fleet was conducted on the St Helens Wharf by the Rev Alexander Withers. Approximately one hundred supporters and local community members attended to pay homage to our life around the sea.

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New Rescue RIB, RV Larapuna, Commissioned

The RV Larapuna (centre console 4.5 metre rigid inflatable) has arrived and is aboard the Freycinet ready to go. Our crew have tested her out on the barway and we are very happy with her performance. St Helens Marine Rescue

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STT Coxswain’s Course

Seafood Training Tasmania (STT) are running a Coxswain’s course in St Helens from 6 September 2010 to 10 September 2010. They are offering a 50% discount to any person that can show that they are a member of a volunteer

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Rescue Exercise with St Helens Paramedics

On 8 August St Helens Marine Rescue and the St Helens Paramedic Unit conducted a joint exercise. Using the Freycinet as command vessel and the Break O’Day as response boat, the exercise consisted of bring paramedics up to speed on

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War Stories: Recovery of “Blue Print”

From time to time we post stories of rescues from years past. An interesting story is the rescue/recovery of the yacht “Blue Print” in April 2004. Blue Print ran aground at Cod Bay on a stormy night and was later

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