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Pelican Point Disaster – Break O’Day Capsizes

 The ABC News did a really good job covering the incident, go to: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-06/tasmanian-east-coast-marine-rescue-capability-takes-a-hit/6003348?section=tas Click on the video in the article to see the telecast. This post is to assure mariners the three St Helens Marine Rescue volunteers who were capsized

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Sea Guardian – Grand Lady of the Sea

The Sea Guardian is the last sea going, solent-class vessel of her type in the world. Built in 1969 she served in sea rescue saving many lives and vessels over a 45 year period. She started her working life in

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St Helens Marine Rescue and TS Argonaut combined exercise

                                                    Saturday the 22nd of November witnessed a fantastic working together of two community groups.

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St Helens Marine Rescue Responds

Sunday the 19th of October, 2014 gave Tasmania a reminder of the upcoming summer and the potential for fire. Bush fires are very much a part of the Australian landscape, St Helens was made aware and received a salutary reminder of

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Visitors to Break O’Day

Power of VHF Radio Sunday 12th of October, 2014, New Zealand yacht (catamaran) “Lucia” calls on channel 16 at 0745 hours. The skipper was seeking passage across the St Helens bar into Georges Bay. Conditions were good for a barway

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