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Welcome to a New Season

The summer boating season is nigh. St Helens Marine Rescue reminds boaters this time of the year is an opportunity to ensure your vessel is ready for the upcoming recreational fishing season. Have you had your motor(s) serviced by a

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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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Crossing the St Helens Bar in a trailer boat

St Helens Bar is one of many located up and down the east coast of Australia. Situated at the mouth of Georges Bay it is the  result of a build up of sand across the entrance.   Sand bars change

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Sea Guardian – Grand Lady of the Sea

The Sea Guardian is the last sea going, solent-class vessel of her type in the world. Built in 1969 she served in sea rescue saving many lives and vessels over a 45 year period. She started her working life in

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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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