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Pelican Point – George Bay Depth Profile

Pelican Point Depth Profile Monday 17th October, 2016 at 10:00 am High tide prediction at St Helens Point was 1.4 metres at 10:00 am This transect of Pelican Point was taken from the inner navigation markers towards St Helens to the

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Pelican Point Disaster – Recovery

It is with the greatest of pleasure I can report St Helens Marine Rescue has ordered a replacement vessel for the tragically capsized Break O’Day. The community response to our recent appeal has been sensational. So  now we are in the

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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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Negotiating the St Helens Barway

Many skippers of vessels assume that it is not possible or safe to cross the St Helens bar into Georges Bay. It is, of course, true that the barway presents a problem with a swell on it, which is no

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Dredging at Pelican Point Complete

Access to Georges Bay has become safer with dredging at Pelican Point now complete, providing better and safer access for larger boats to enter Georges Bay to unload their fish catch or to re-fuel. During the first stage of the

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