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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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St Helens Is Open For Business

Notice to mariners visiting and enjoying the North East of Tasmania. The summer marine season is rapidly approaching. The sunny east coast is a mecca for maritime pursuits for yachters, boaters and professional fishers. Georges Bay is an outstanding recreational

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Congratulations TS Argonaut

St Helens Marine Rescue congratulates TS Argonaut on the naming of its new vessel Argo 1. After a very chilly start to the day the weather turned on a perfect, sunny, calm winter’s morning. The assembled throng of cadet families

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Reporting your position

The rescue base at the St Helens Foreshore is manned 7 days a week between 0730 to 1910. Outside these hours a listening watch is maintained around the clock from stations at the homes of the Association’s members. Our callsign

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Farewell to Canadian visitors

Recently St Helens hosted visitors from Canada. Jan and Jim are sailing around the world from their Canadian departure. Note the Canadian flag flying behind the mast. Their yacht ‘Haulback’ has so far traveled the Pacific ocean and came to

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