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Attention Mariners – Anmaropa Buoy Georges Bay barway update

At 0800 hours on Sunday the 16th of October I observed the Anmaropa wreck warning buoy was not in position. Mariners are urged to be cautious on entering Georges Bay. Sections of the following information was sourced from Marine and Safety Tasmania (MaST). Title: 

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St Helens Marine Rescue Up and Running

St Helens Marine Rescue is pleased to announce the service is up and running, at long last, now we have gained full certification. This required passing the very stringent standards for commercial vessels. Our certificate of Survey arrived on the

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Pelican Point Disater – Help Us to Help You

In my previous posting I described the disaster and the incredible misfortune of losing our primary rescue vessel (see the post below).  Subsequent to this  Break O’Day has been written off.  So now we are in the throes of acquiring a new

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St Helens Game Fishing Club – Another Successful Year

August the 9th, 2014, signalled the annual St Helens Game Fishing Club Annual Dinner/AGM at the Bayside Inn St Helens. Greg (Tubby) Quinn was re-elected President for the forthcoming year. In the course of the evening Tubby presented the President

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VHF Marine Radio Certificate (MROVCP)

From the Office of Maritime Communications (OMC). In order to operate a VHF radio you are required to hold a Marine Radio Operator’s VHF Certificate of Proficiency (MROVCP). This means you can communicate using your VHF radio. The Australian Maritime

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