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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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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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Drone video of the St Helens Bar/Mariner Safety with VHF radio/MaST post

Video of Barway Recently a community member from St Helens flew a drone over the St Helens Bar. It graphically illustrates the new extension sea wall and most importantly the movement of sand around the edge of the wall. The

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Georges Bay Seawall Update

Seawall extension continues at the mouth of Georges Bay.  Spectacular progress has been made as is evidenced by the images below. The pictures were taken from Dora Point ocean beach carpark. Mariners are advised to take care when entering Georges Bay,

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