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Farewell to our vessel “Freycinet”

Today we passed over the keys to the new owner of Freycinet. This was tinged with a sense of sadness as this beautiful vessel has been such a stoic member of St Helens Marine Rescue. The reality is however the

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Freycinet Undergoes Annual Hull Check

Members of St Helens Marine Rescue gathered on a perfect March day to carry out the annual hull check of the Freycinet. The mighty rescue vessel was slipped at 9 am with work commencing soon after. De-fouling – barnacles and

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New Garmin Chartplotters for RV Freycinet

The RV Freycinet received a very welcome update in the form of two new Garmin touchscreen chartplotters. These units have added a new level of sophistication to our navigation capability onboard the vessel.

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PV Freycinet For St Helens Marine Association

Tasmanian Government Press Release David Llewellyn, Member for Lyons, today presented the St Helens Marine Rescue Association of Tasmania with the recently decommissioned Police Vessel, Freycinet. “Although the Freycinet is 29 years old, it has been meticulously maintained and will

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Sea Guardian to be replaced

Posted on ABC News on Friday 4 May 2007 Coast guard safety concerns because of ageing boat The St Helens Marine Rescue says it will not be able to attend distress calls in larger seas in the near future because

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